New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 6, 2022

Rangers vs. Penguins Betting Picks & Predictions

The New York Rangers (45-20-6) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (41-20-10) on Thursday, April 7, with the Rangers coming off a win in their last game and the Penguins a loss. The oddsmakers see this as a tight game, with the Rangers -120 to win on the moneyline, and the Penguins at +100. Find more below on the Rangers vs. Penguins betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Rangers vs. Penguins Betting Line

Rangers vs Penguins Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Rangers -120 Penguins +100

Rangers vs. Penguins Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Computer Predictions for Rangers vs. Penguins

Computer picks for Rangers vs Penguins
Score Prediction
Rangers 3 Penguins 2

Rangers vs. Penguins Betting Trends

  • New York has gotten the victory in 27 of the 38 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Rangers have a record of 27-11 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -120.
  • There is a 54.5% chance that New York wins this contest, per the moneyline.
  • New York Rangers Leaders

  • One of New York’s leading offensives player this season is Artemi Panarin, who has 84 points (19 goals, 65 assists) and plays an average of 19:24 per game.
  • Mika Zibanejad is another top contributor for New York with 72 points (1.0 per game), scoring 28 goals and adding 44 assists.
  • Adam Fox’s 67 points this season have come via 10 goals and 57 assists.
  • Igor Shesterkin has a record of 32-10-4. He has allowed 95 goals (2.14 goals against average) and recorded 1329 saves.
  • New York Rangers Season Stats

  • The Rangers offense’s 213 total goals (three per game) rank 17th in the league.
  • The Rangers have conceded the third-fewest goals in league action this season, 183 (2.6 per game).
  • The squad has the league’s 10th-best goal differential at +30 this season.
  • The 51 power-play goals the Rangers have put up this season have come on 190 power-play chances, ranking them seventh-best in the NHL.
  • The Rangers’ offense ranks second the league with a 26.8% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Rangers’ six shorthanded goals this season rank 12th.
  • The Rangers defeat 81.3% of opponent power plays, currently the 10th-best penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
  • The Rangers win 47.6% of their faceoffs (26th in the NHL).
  • The Rangers have a 10.4% shooting percentage as a team, ranking ninth in the league.
  • The Rangers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 26 hits and 14.5 blocked shots per game.
  • Penguins vs. Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Penguins have secured an upset victory in 10, or 50.0%, of the 20 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • Pittsburgh is 8-8 when sportsbooks have listed them as underdogs of +100 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Penguins, implied from the moneyline, is 50.0%.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Leaders

  • Sidney Crosby is a top offensive contributor for his club with 72 points (1.2 per game). He has recorded 26 goals and 46 assists in 59 games (playing 19:51 per game).
  • Jake Guentzel has made a big impact for Pittsburgh this season with 70 points, thanks to 33 goals and 37 assists.
  • Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang has 60 points, courtesy of seven goals (14th on team) and 53 assists (first).
  • Tristan Jarry’s record stands at 33-16-6 on the season, giving up 129 goals (2.4 goals against average) and amassing 1477 saves with a .920 save percentage (eighth-best in the league).
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Season Stats

  • The Penguins’ 234 total goals (3.3 per game) are the eighth-most in the NHL.
  • The Penguins’ 188 total goals conceded (2.6 per game) are the fifth-fewest in the league.
  • Their seventh-best goal differential is +46.
  • The Penguins have scored 48 power-play goals this season, which are eighth-best in the NHL (on 220 power-play chances).
  • The Penguins have the league’s 13th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 21.8%.
  • The Penguins have recorded three shorthanded goals.
  • The 85.8% of opponent power plays the Penguins kill is the second-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Penguins have the 11th-ranked faceoff win percentage in the NHL (51.1%).
  • The Penguins are shooting 9.5% (17th in the league).
  • The Penguins have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
  • Rangers and Penguins Injury Report

    Rangers: Sammy Blais: Out For Season (Lower body), Ryan Strome: Day To Day (Lower Body), Kevin Rooney: Out (Upper-body), Kaapo Kakko: Out (Upper Body)

    Penguins: Brock McGinn: Out (Upper Body), Nathan Beaulieu: Out (Undisclosed), Jason Zucker: Day To Day (Knee)

    Betting Tips for Rangers vs. Penguins

    Our best bet is Rangers on the moneyline at -120 and after analyzing all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will stay under the total of goals.

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