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

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds & Info

Game New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date & Time Thursday May 5, 2022, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Latest odds
NYR -160 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel
TNT

This Thursday night May 5th, 2022 8pm EDT the NHL is back with more exciting hockey action. The Pittsburgh Penguins are in New York, NY to face the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Pittsburgh Penguins are 47-25-11, 24-12-6 on the road sitting in 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division. Offensively the Penguins are averaging 3.28  goals, and 34.7 shots. The Penguins are 20.2% on power play opportunities and 51% on faceoffs.

Defensively the Penguins allow 2.51 goals and 30.3 shot attempts with a 87.3% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Penguins is Casey DeSmith(11-6-5) with a .914 save percentage.

The New York Rangers are 52-24-7, 27-10-5 at home sitting in 1st place in the Metropolitan Division. Offensively the Rangers are averaging 3.05 goals, and 29.2 shots. The Rangers are 25.3% on power play opportunities and 48.1% on faceoffs.

Defensively the Rangers allow 2.49 goals and 30.8 shot attempts with a 82.3% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Rangers is Igor Shesterkin(36-13-4) with a .935 save percentage.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Penguins are 6-3-1 SU in their last 10 games.
  • The O/U is 5-5 in the Penguins last 10 games.
  • The Rangers are 5-4-1 SU in their last 10 games.
  • The O/U is 5-5 in the Rangers last 10 games.

Free NHL Pick:

Over 5.5

This games should go over the total. The Rangers and Penguins both average over 3 goals per game which is enough to push the score past the projected total. The over is 4-2 in the Rangers last 6 games and 4-1 in their last 5 home games against the Penguins. The over is 5-1 in the Penguins last 6 games against a Metropolitan Division opponent. Our best bet is the over 5.5 Final score prediction the New York Rangers win the Pittburgh Pengains covers the spread and the total goes over 4-3. 

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