Penguins vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4

by | May 10, 2022

The Pittsburgh Penguins ready for Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 7:00 PM ET. The Penguins lead the series 2-1. The Rangers are heavy underdogs despite being the hosts, at +155, and the Penguins are -180. Find more below on the Penguins vs. Rangers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Penguins vs. Rangers Spread and Betting Line

Penguins vs Rangers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Penguins -180 Rangers +155

Penguins vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Computer Predictions for Penguins vs. Rangers

Computer picks for Penguins vs Rangers
Score Prediction
Rangers 4 Penguins 2

Penguins vs. Rangers Betting Trends

  • Through 61 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Pittsburgh has won 37 of those games.
  • In 29 games with shorter than -180 moneyline odds this season, the Penguins have been victorious in 21.
  • The moneyline odds say Pittsburgh has a 64.3% chance of winning this game.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Leaders

  • Jake Guentzel is one of Pittsburgh’s leading contributors with 84 points. He has 40 goals and 44 assists this season.
  • Sidney Crosby is another leading option for Pittsburgh with 84 points (1.2 per game), scoring 31 goals and adding 53 assists.
  • Kris Letang has 10 goals and 58 assists for Pittsburgh.
  • Tristan Jarry has a record of 34-18-6. He has conceded 138 goals (2.4 goals against average) and racked up 1573 saves with a .919 save percentage (16th in the league).
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Season Stats

  • The Penguins are ranked 11th in the NHL with 269 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
  • The Penguins have allowed the fourth-fewest goals in NHL action this season, 222 (2.7 per game).
  • With a +47 goal differential, they’re ranked ninth-best in the NHL.
  • The 50 power-play goals the Penguins have recorded this season (on 248 power-play chances) rank 15th in the NHL.
  • The Penguins are 19th in the NHL with a 20.2% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The Penguins’ three shorthanded goals this season rank 28th.
  • The Penguins’ 84.4% penalty-kill success rate is currently third-best in the league.
  • With a 51.1% faceoff win percentage, the Penguins have the 11th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The Penguins have a 9.4% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking 19th in the NHL.
  • The Penguins average 24.5 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
  • Rangers vs. Penguins Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have secured an upset victory in 18, or 51.4%, of the 35 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • New York is 3-3 when it is underdogs of +155 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline implies a 39.2% chance to win for the Rangers.
  • New York Rangers Leaders

  • Artemi Panarin has recorded 22 goals (0.3 per game) and collected 74 assists (1.0 per game), averaging 2.4 shots per game and shooting 12.4%. That makes him among the leaders for New York with 96 total points (1.3 per game).
  • Mika Zibanejad has made a big impact for New York this season with 82 points, thanks to 30 goals and 52 assists.
  • New York’s Chris Kreider has 77 points, courtesy of 52 goals (first on team) and 25 assists (seventh).
  • Igor Shesterkin has a .935 save percentage (sixth-best in the league), with 1516 total saves, while allowing 106 goals (2.1 goals against average). He has compiled a 36-13-4 record between the posts for New York this season.
  • New York Rangers Season Stats

  • The Rangers’ 250 total goals (3.0 per game) rank 15th in the NHL.
  • The Rangers’ 204 total goals allowed (only 2.5 per game) are the second-fewest in the league.
  • Their +46 goal differential is 10th-best in the league.
  • The Rangers have recorded 55 power-play goals this season (on 218 power-play chances). That’s the ninth-most in the NHL.
  • 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 Rangers’ seventh-best penalty kill rate is 82.3%.
  • The Rangers win 48% of their faceoffs. That’s the 24th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The 10.5% shooting percentage the Rangers have amassed ranks eighth in the league.
  • The Rangers have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Penguins and Rangers Injury Report

    Penguins: Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Rickard Rakell: Day To Day (Head), Brian Dumoulin: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Casey DeSmith: Out For Season (Core)

    Rangers: Barclay Goodrow: Out (Lower Body), Sammy Blais: Out For Season (Lower body), Tyler Motte: Out (Upper Body), Ryan Lindgren: Day To Day (Lower Body)

    Betting Tips for Penguins vs. Rangers

    We have the Rangers projected as our best bet on the moneyline in this contest, and our pick against the spread is the . Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of goals when all is said and done.

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