Lightning vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 6
Saturday’s playoff slate features the Tampa Bay Lightning hosting the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals, starting at 8:00 PM ET. The Lightning are ahead in the series 3-2. Lightning (-184) versus Rangers (+154) has a definite 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: Saturday, June 11, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Location: Tampa, Florida
- Arena: Amalie Arena
Computer Predictions for Lightning vs. Rangers
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Lightning vs. Rangers Betting Trends
Tampa Bay has gotten the victory in 54 of the 82 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
The Lightning have won 27 of the 36 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -184.
There is a 64.8% chance that Tampa Bay wins this game, per the moneyline.
Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders
Steven Stamkos has been a big player for Tampa Bay this season, with 106 points in 81 games.
Victor Hedman has 86 points (1.0 per game), scoring 20 goals and adding 66 assists.
Nikita Kucherov has 69 total points for Tampa Bay, with 25 goals and 44 assists.
Andrei Vasilevskiy has a record of 39-18-5. He has allowed 156 goals (2.49 goals against average) and recorded 1712 saves.
Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats
The Lightning score the seventh-most goals in the league, averaging 3.5 per game for a total of 285 this season.
The Lightning are ranked sixth in NHL play for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 228 total goals (2.8 per game).
The team’s goal differential is seventh-best in the league at +57.
The Lightning’s 63 power-play goals this season are fourth-best in the NHL (on 260 power-play chances).
The Lightning’s offense is seventh the league with a 24.2% power-play conversion rate.
The Lightning’s seven shorthanded goals this season rank 12th.
The Lightning’s 81.4% penalty-kill success rate is currently ninth-best in the league.
The Lightning’s players win 50.1% of their faceoffs to rank 15th in the NHL.
The Lightning have an 11.3% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking third in the NHL.
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 been an underdog in 48 games this season, with 23 upset wins (47.9%).
New York has gone 4-6 when oddsmakers have made them underdogs of +154 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline set in this outing implies a 39.4% chance for the Rangers to win.
New York Rangers Leaders
Artemi Panarin is an important part of the offense for New York, with 96 points this season. He has recorded 22 goals and 74 assists in 75 games.
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 NHL.
The Rangers’ 204 total goals conceded (only 2.5 per game) are the second-fewest in the NHL.
They have a +46 goal differential, which 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’ power-play conversion rate (25.2%) is fourth-best in the league.
The Rangers have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (ninth in the league).
The 82.3% penalty-kill percentage the Rangers have registered is the league’s seventh-best rate.
The Rangers have the NHL’s 24th-ranked faceoff win rate (48%).
The 10.5% shooting percentage the Rangers have amassed 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
After taking a look at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup, our best bet is Lightning on the moneyline at -184 and Rangers (+1.5) against the spread. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 5.5 goals.
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