New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 13 (5/13): NHL

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 13 (5/13): NHL

Credit: photo by Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 7:00 p.m. EST
Penguins money line +100
Penguins spread +1.5 (-230)
Rangers money line -120
Rangers spread -1.5 (+190)
Over / under 6
 

2021-2022 season stats

  Pittsburgh Penguins New York Rangers
Record 49-27-11 54-26-7
Home / road record 25-13-5 25-16-2
Streak L1 W1
Goals per game 3.28 3.05
Goals allowed per game 2.71 2.49
Shots per game 34.7 29.2
Shots allowed per game 31.4 30.8
PP % 20.2% 25.20%
PK % 14.98% 17.65%
Over / under record 45-39-3 37-46-4

 

Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers will meet again at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh to play the Game 6 of the playoffs 1st round in the East. The Rangers took the win in Game 5 to stay alive in the series while the Penguins are one win away from the 2nd round.

New York Rangers

The Rangers have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 25-18 on the road this season, with a 54-26-7 record overall ranking 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. The Rangers are 18-13 in division matchups. New York is ninth in the Eastern Conference averaging 5.3 assists per game, led by Artemi Panarin with 1.0.

Artemi Panarin has 22 goals and 74 assists for the Rangers. Andrew Copp has six goals and two assists over the last 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Rangers are 4-6, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins have won 4 of their last 6 games and are 25-18 at home with a 49-27-11 overall ranking third in the Metropolitan division. The Penguins have allowed 231 goals while scoring 269 for a +47 scoring differential.

Sidney Crosby has 31 goals and 53 assists for the Penguins. Jake Guentzel has nine goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Penguins are 6-4, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

BETTING TRENDS

NY Rangers are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games on the road.

NY Rangers are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games against NY Rangers.

Pittsburgh are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.

Prediction

The Over continue to cash between these two teams but they play here is the Penguins. Pittsburgh have been superior in their head to head games as they have won 7 of their last 8 and are scoring an average of 5.7 goals per game in the last 3. The Rangers have lost 3 of their last 4 games on the roads. Let's go Pens.

PICK: Penguins ML (+100)

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