Lightning vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 3

by | Jun 4, 2022

Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals at Amalie Arena features the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Rangers facing off at 3:00 PM on Sunday, June 5 ET. The Rangers are ahead in the series 2-0. Lightning (-170) versus Rangers (+144) has a clear favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Lightning vs. Rangers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Lightning vs. Rangers Spread and Betting Line

Lightning vs Rangers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Lightning -170 Rangers +144

Lightning vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Arena: Amalie Arena

Computer Predictions for Lightning vs. Rangers

Computer picks for Lightning vs Rangers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Rangers (+1.5) Over (5.5) Lightning 4 Rangers 3

Lightning vs. Rangers Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay has won 51 of its 79 games as a favorite this season.
  • In 44 games with shorter than -170 moneyline odds this season, the Lightning have won 31.
  • There is a 63.0% chance that Tampa Bay wins this contest, per the moneyline.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos is one of Tampa Bay’s top contributors with 106 points. He has 42 goals and 64 assists this season.
  • Through 82 games, Victor Hedman has 20 goals and 66 assists.
  • Nikita Kucherov’s 69 points this season have come via 25 goals and 44 assists.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy (39-18-5) has a goals against average of 2.5 on the season, and 1712 saves. His .916 save percentage ranks 12th in the league.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats

  • The Lightning net the seventh-most goals in the league, averaging 3.5 per game for a total of 285 this season.
  • On defense, the Lightning are one of the best units in league play, allowing 228 goals to rank sixth.
  • The team’s goal differential is seventh-best in the league at +57.
  • The Lightning’s 63 power-play goals they’ve put up this season (on 260 power-play chances) are the fourth-most in the NHL.
  • The Lightning’s 24.2% power-play conversion rate is seventh-best in the NHL this season.
  • The Lightning’s seven shorthanded goals this season rank 12th.
  • The Lightning’s penalty-kill percentage (81.4%) is the league’s ninth-best.
  • With a 50.1% faceoff win percentage, the Lightning have the 15th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Lightning convert 11.3% of their shots, ranking third in the NHL.
  • The Lightning have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 25.9 hits and 12.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Rangers vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • This season the Rangers have 23 wins in the 45 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • New York is 4-10 when sportsbooks have made them underdogs of +144 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Rangers have a 41.0% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • New York Rangers Leaders

  • New York’s Artemi Panarin has totaled 74 assists and 22 goals in 75 games, good for 96 points.
  • Mika Zibanejad has made a major impact for New York this season with 82 points, thanks to 30 goals and 52 assists.
  • New York’s Chris Kreider has 77 points (52 goals, 25 assists) this season.
  • Igor Shesterkin’s record stands at 36-13-4 on the season, allowing 106 goals (2.1 goals against average) and amassing 1516 saves with a .935 save percentage (first in the league).
  • New York Rangers Season Stats

  • The Rangers have scored 250 goals this season (3.0 per game) to rank 15th in the league.
  • The Rangers have allowed just 2.5 goals per game, 204 total, the second-fewest among league teams.
  • They have a +46 goal differential, which is 10th-best in the league.
  • The Rangers have put up 55 power-play goals this season, which are ninth-best in the NHL (on 218 power-play chances).
  • The Rangers have the NHL’s fourth-best power-play conversion rate of 25.2%.
  • The Rangers have recorded eight shorthanded goals.
  • The Rangers’ seventh-best penalty kill rate is 82.3%.
  • The Rangers win 48% of their faceoffs. That’s the 24th-ranked figure in the NHL.
  • The 10.5% shooting percentage the Rangers have compiled ranks eighth in the league.
  • The Rangers have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 25.5 hits and 14.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Lightning and Rangers Injury Report

    Lightning: Brayden Point: Out (Leg)

    Rangers: Barclay Goodrow: Out (Lower Body), Sammy Blais: Out For Season (Lower body)

    Betting Tips for Lightning vs. Rangers

    The Lightning on the moneyline (-170) is our best bet after digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will finish over the total of 5.5 goals, with the Rangers (+1.5) covering the spread.

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