Rangers Vs Penguins: Game 5 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 11, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2022

The Pittsburgh Penguins take the road to square off with the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs First Round on Wednesday, May 11, starting at 7:00 PM ET. The Penguins have a 3-1 lead in the series. The Rangers are listed at -135 to win on the moneyline, while the Penguins currently have +115 odds to win this matchup. The over/under is 6.5 in this game.

The betting facts in the following article reference odds valid as of May 11, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Rangers Vs Penguins Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 11

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 Rangers
Total Pick Under (6.5)
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 been a moneyline favorite 51 times this season, and have gone 35-16 in those games.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Rangers have an implied win probability of 57.4%.
  • This season the Penguins have won 13 of the 26 games, or 50.0%, in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • The Penguins have a 46.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • New York’s 86 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6.5 goals 32 times.
  • Pittsburgh has played 39 games this season that ended with more than 6.5 goals.
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