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