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 Predictions Preview and Spread

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

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 01/02/2022 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Tampa Bay Lightning -1 (+185) 5.5 o (-182) -130
New York Rangers +1 (-188) 5.5 u (-182) +110
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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

Trends

Lightning

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games.
Tampa Bay are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against NY Rangers.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games on the road.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers.

Rangers

NY Rangers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Rangers’ last 8 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers’ last 6 games at home.
NY Rangers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
NY Rangers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games this season.

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.