Lightning Vs Rangers: Game 1 Stanley Cup Semifinals Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 1, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 31, 2022

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, June 1 features the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Rangers playing at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. Sportsbooks give the Rangers +110 odds to pick up a win and list the Lightning at -130 on the moneyline for this matchup. This game has an over/under of 5.5 goals.

The betting facts in this article reference odds valid as of June 1, 2022 at 7:13 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Lightning Vs Rangers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of June 1

Lightning: Brayden Point: Doubtful (Lower Body), Brandon Hagel: Questionable (Foot)

Rangers: Sammy Blais: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Rangers
Total Pick Over (5.5)
Spread Pick Rangers (+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.

Lightning Vs Rangers Team Stats

Lightning Avg. (Rank) Rangers Avg. (Rank)
3.48 (7th) Goals Scored 3.06 (16th)
2.80 (6th) Goals Allowed 2.49 (2nd)
30.8 (17th) Shots 29.0 (28th)
29.7 (7th) Shots Allowed 30.8 (11th)

Lightning Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Steven Stamkos 81 42 65 107 241 15 +25
Victor Hedman 82 20 66 86 219 6 +26
Nikita Kucherov 47 25 44 69 156 9 +2
Alex Killorn 82 25 34 59 164 6 +1
Brayden Point 66 28 29 57 175 10 -3

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

Betting Trends

  • The Lightning have put together a 49-24 record when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Lightning have an implied win probability of 56.5%.
  • The Rangers have been an underdog in 35 games this season, and won 16 (45.7%).
  • The moneyline set in this matchup implies a 47.6% chance of victory for the Rangers.
  • Tampa Bay’s games this season have finished above this matchup’s total of 5.5 goals 52 times.
  • New York has played 45 games this season that ended with over 5.5 goals.
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