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Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers 05/03/2022 Game Analysis, Tips and Hockey Forecast
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Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers 05/03/2022 – The Pittsburgh Penguins will take on the New York Rangers from Madison Square Garden in New York. Both teams will open their first game in their best-of-seven series and this is going to be an exciting battle. The NHL playoff bets are up and running for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams. The Penguins finished third in the Metropolitan Division and the Rangers finished one step above at the second spot. The Rangers will have the upper hand in this game at home.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers 05/03/2022
When: Tuesday, May 3, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers 05/03/2022 Betting Odds:
The Pittsburgh Penguins finished ahead of the Washington Capitals in the Metropolitan Division. The Penguins were strong enough to qualify for the playoffs with ease. Pittsburgh has Jake Guentzel as their leader in scoring with 84 points and 40 goals. When it comes to passing the puck, Kris Letang is the leader in assists with 58. The Penguins will need to open up on their offense if they need to get past the Rangers.
Players to watch: S. Crosby C (G 31, A 53, PTS 84), J. Guentzel LW (G 40, A 44, PTS 84), K. Letang D (G 10, A 58, PTS 68).
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers are coming into this game after winning their last regular season game against the Capitals. The Rangers were one of those dominant teams but they failed to clinch the division title since that honor went to the Hurricanes. The Rangers have Chris Kreider as their leader with 52 goals. Artemi Panarin is the other notable player for the Rangers and the leader in assists with 74.
Players to watch: A. Panarin LW (G 22, A 74, PTS 96), M. Zibanejad C (G 29, A 52, PTS 81), C. Kreider LW (G 52, A 25, PTS 77).
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
NY Rangers are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games.
Penguins vs Rangers Betting Picks
The Penguins are playing this game on the road and they are up against a team that has the home advantage. The NHL picks and predictions are intact for the Rangers to win this game and cover the spread at home.
Score Prediction: Rangers 3, Penguins 1.