Rangers Vs Penguins: Game 4 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 9, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 8, 2022

Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round will see the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins square off on Monday, May 9, starting at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Penguins lead the series 2-1. Sportsbooks give the Penguins -105 odds to win and list the Rangers at -115 on the moneyline for this matchup. The total is 6 in this matchup.

This article makes reference to lines valid as of May 9, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET. See all the current odds for this game in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Rangers Vs Penguins Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 9

Rangers: Keith Kinkaid: Questionable (Upper Body), Sammy Blais: Out (Knee), Barclay Goodrow: Out (Lower Body), Tyler Motte: Out (Upper Body), Ryan Lindgren: Questionable (Lower Body)

Penguins: Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Brian Dumoulin: Out (Lower Body), Rickard Rakell: Out (Head), Casey DeSmith: Out (Abdominal)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Penguins
Total Pick Under (6)
Spread Pick Penguins (+1.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Rangers Vs Penguins Team Stats

Rangers Avg. (Rank) Penguins Avg. (Rank)
3.06 (16th) Goals Scored 3.29 (11th)
2.49 (2nd) Goals Allowed 2.72 (5th)
29 (28th) Shots 34.7 (6th)
30.8 (11th) Shots Allowed 31.3 (14th)

Rangers Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Artemi Panarin 75 22 74 96 174 5 +21
Mika Zibanejad 81 30 52 82 220 14 +32
Chris Kreider 81 52 25 77 258 26 +22
Adam Fox 78 11 63 74 158 0 +22
Ryan Strome 74 21 34 55 161 5 +17

Penguins Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Sidney Crosby 69 31 53 84 208 8 +19
Jake Guentzel 76 40 44 84 264 7 +13
Kris Letang 78 10 58 68 214 2 +19
Bryan Rust 60 24 33 57 180 9 +7
Jeff Carter 76 19 25 44 200 3 -8

Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have won 35 of their 50 games when favored on the moneyline this season (70.0%).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Rangers have an implied win probability of 53.5%.
  • This season the Penguins have been an underdog 25 times, and won 12, or 48.0%, of those games.
  • The moneyline in this matchup implies a 51.2% chance of victory for the Penguins.
  • New York’s 85 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6 goals 39 times.
  • Pittsburgh’s games this season have had over 6 goals 49 of 85 times.
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