Lightning vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 5

by | Jun 8, 2022

Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals features the Tampa Bay Lightning visiting the New York Rangers on Thursday, June 9 at 8:00 PM ET. The series is tied up at 2-2. Lightning (-129) at Rangers (+108) 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 -129 Rangers +108

Lightning vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, June 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Computer Predictions for Lightning vs. Rangers

Computer picks for Lightning vs Rangers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Rangers (+1.5) Over (5.5) Rangers 4 Lightning 2

Lightning vs. Rangers Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay has been victorious in 53 of the 81 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Lightning have won 46 of the 66 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -129.
  • Tampa Bay has a 56.3% chance of winning this game, per the moneyline odds.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos is currently one of Tampa Bay’s leading contributors (106 total points), having registered 42 goals and 64 assists.
  • Victor Hedman is contributing with 86 points (20 goals, 66 assists).
  • Nikita Kucherov has 25 goals and 44 assists for Tampa Bay.
  • In 63 games, Andrei Vasilevskiy has a record of 39-18-5. He has conceded 156 goals (2.49 goals against average) and has racked up 1712 saves.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats

  • The Lightning’s 285 goals this season make them the seventh-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Lightning are ranked sixth in league action for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 228 total goals (2.8 per game).
  • The team has the league’s seventh-best goal differential at +57 this season.
  • The Lightning’s 63 power-play goals this season are fourth-best in the NHL (on 260 power-play chances).
  • The Lightning’s 24.2% power-play conversion rate ranks seventh-best in the league this season.
  • The Lightning’s offense has capitalized with seven shorthanded goals this season (12th among all teams).
  • The Lightning’s penalty-kill percentage (81.4%) is the league’s ninth-best.
  • The Lightning’s players win 50.1% of their faceoffs to rank 15th in the NHL.
  • The Lightning shoot 11.3% as a team, ranked third-best in the league.
  • The Lightning’s players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 25.9 hits and 12.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Rangers vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have secured an upset victory in 23, or 48.9%, of the 47 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • New York is 12-20 when sportsbooks have listed them as underdogs of +108 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Rangers, implied from the moneyline, is 48.1%.
  • New York Rangers Leaders

  • New York’s Artemi Panarin has totaled 74 assists and 22 goals in 75 games, good for 96 points.
  • New York’s Mika Zibanejad has racked up 82 total points (1.0 per game), with 30 goals and 52 assists.
  • Chris Kreider has 52 goals and 25 assists for Tampa Bay.
  • Igor Shesterkin has a record of 36-13-4 in 53 games this season, conceding 106 goals (2.1 goals against average) with 1516 saves and a .935 save percentage, first in the league.
  • New York Rangers Season Stats

  • The Rangers’ 250 total goals (3.0 per game) rank 15th in the league.
  • The Rangers’ 204 total goals conceded (just 2.5 per game) are the second-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their +46 goal differential is 10th-best in the league.
  • The Rangers have recorded 55 power-play goals this season, which are ninth-best in the NHL (on 218 power-play chances).
  • The Rangers have a 25.2% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 4 percentage.
  • The Rangers have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (ninth among NHL teams).
  • The 82.3% of opponent power plays the Rangers kill is the seventh-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Rangers have the NHL’s 24th-ranked faceoff win rate (48%).
  • The Rangers are shooting 10.5% (eighth in the league).
  • The Rangers have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • 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

    Our best bet is Rangers on the moneyline at 108 and Rangers (+1.5) against the spread after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will finish over the total of 5.5 goals.

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