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Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers 5/15/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds & Info

Game New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date & Time Sunday May 15, 2022, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Latest odds
NYR -161 ; O/U 6
TV Channel
TBS

The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the New York Rangers on Sunday for Game 7 of their NHL Eastern Conference first-round best-of-seven series. Pittsburgh was defeated by New York 5-3 in Game 6 on Friday and the Penguins have lost each of the last two games after leading the series 3-1. Pittsburgh’s Jeff Carter, Bryan Rust and Evgeni Malkin each scored one goal in Friday’s Game 6 loss.

Jake Guentzel is the leading goal scorer during the playoffs for Pittsburgh with seven, while Jeff Carter has scored four. Sidney Crosby is the leader in assists with seven while Bryan Rust is second with five. Crosby and Guentzel are the co-leaders in points with nine each. Louis Domingue is 3-3 with a goals-against average of 3.65 and save percentage of .898.

New York looks to clinch this series on Sunday at home. The Rangers have fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the series to even it and create a one-game series with the winner moving on and the loser going home. In Friday's victory,  Mika Zibanejad scored two goals and added two assists while Chris Kreider scored a pair of goals. New York put 38 shots on goal to 34 for Pittsburgh.

Chris Kreider and Andrew Copp are the leading goal scorers for New York with four apiece. The leaders in assists are Adam Fox and Mika Zibanejad with six apiece and Fox is the leader in points with nine, while Zibanejad has eight. Igor Shesterkin is 3-2 with a goals-against average of 3.82 and save percentage of 906. Alexandar Georgiev has appeared in two games during the postseason for New York and is 0-1 with a 2.04 goals against average and .935 as a percentage.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Pittsburgh is 2-7 in its last 9 on the road
  • The OVER has cashed in each of the Penguins last 7
  • New York is 29-13 in its last 42 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in each of the Rangers last 6

Free NHL Pick:

Over 6

New York will win the series at home on Sunday with a victory against Pittsburgh, but the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed six of the last seven played between Pittsburgh and New York on the Rangers’ home ice and in 24 of the last 34 overall between the two. Seven goals or more have been scored in each of the first six games of this series with the OVER cashing in each of the six. Final Score Prediction, New York Rangers win but our best play is OVER 5-4.

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