Panthers vs Rangers Picks and Prediction – 5/23/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 05/21/2024 at 8:28 PM ET

Florida Panthers at New York Rangers 05/22/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/23/2024, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: FLA -115 ; O/U 5.5

Both teams come into the third round playing well as Florida is 8-3 overall, while the Rangers have won 8 of 10 games played. Both teams have been atop the Eastern Conference all season as each finished first in their division. This will be one of the most competitive series of the postseason as each team one more than 50 games this season. Expect a back and forth affair as both the Panthers and the Rangers look for a game one victory. For other NHL news see our NHL Picks.

Panthers at Rangers Prediction

Both teams rolled through the second round as each dominated their opponent. Florida won two of the three games against New York during the regular season but expect a back and forth affair in this series. New York has the better overall offense and the home crowd on their side in game one. Expect New York to use their strengths and fans to pull off the victory as they take control of the East Final. Final Score Prediction, New York Rangers win 3-2.

Panthers at Rangers Preview And Odds

The Florida Panthers were a strong team during the regular season averaging 3.23 goals and 33.7 shots per game. Florida has picked up the offense across their last five outings having scored 18 total goals overall. The Florida defense was strong as well during the regular season holding opponents to 2.42 goals and gave up just eight goals during their last five games. The New York Rangers were a better offensive team after 3.39 goals on 31.5 shots during the regular season. Defensively New York held their own as well allowing just 2.76 goals per game during the regular season. Across the last five New York has averaged 2.8 goals and has given up 16 goals in that same span.

Our Free NHL Pick for New York Rangers vs Florida Panthers

This is a matchup between 2 of the top teams in the entire league and each team will look to come out strong in game 1. Home ice will be a huge factor in this series and New York will do the work in game 1 to get it done. Take the Rangers Wednesday night to get the game 1 win.

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