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Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 01/02/2022 Predictions, Preview and Spread
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 01/02/2022 – The Tampa Bay Lightning will hit the road in this game to face off against the New York Rangers. Despite their two-game losing streak, Tampa Bay remains at the top of the Atlantic Division play. The New York Rangers remain third in the Metropolitan Division and they enter this game with a winning record. The Rangers will play this game at home and they hope to build on their last success. The NHL best bet tonight has predicted the Rangers as the underdogs in this game. Tampa Bay will need to rebound to retain their position.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 01/02/2022
When: Sunday, January 2, 12:30 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 01/02/2022 Betting Odds:
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning will enter this game with a 21-7-5 record. Tampa dropped their last game against the Rangers with a 4-3 final score. Tampa’s dominating offense is averaging 2.84 goals per game. The Lightning is averaging 23.9 percent with their power play opportunities and is 41.1 percent with their faceoffs. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.85 goals and are reaching 80.4 percent with their penalty kill. The Lightning is expected to have Andrei Vasilevskiy as their goalie in this game.
Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 16, A 23, PTS 39), V. Hedman D (G 7, A 27, PTS 34), A. Killorn LW (G 9, A 20, PTS 29).
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers will enter this game with a 20-8-4 record on the season. The Rangers are behind the Capitals by a couple of games and are ahead of the Penguins. New York is averaging 2.84 goals per game with their offensive play and is touching 23.9 percent with their power play opportunities. When it comes to faceoffs, they are closing in at 47.1 percent. From the defensive end, the Rangers are giving up 2.59 goals per game. New York’s penalty kill is reaching 84.2 percent.
Players to watch: A. Panarin LW (G 10, A 26, PTS 36), A. Fox D (G 5, A 26, PTS 31), C. Kreider LW (G 19, A 8, PTS 27).
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
NY Rangers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
Lightning vs Rangers Betting Picks
The Lightning will rebound in this game and get past the Rangers. Tampa Bay is not an easy team to defeat and the NHL best bets are in their favor to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Rangers 3.