Lightning Vs Rangers: Game 2 Stanley Cup Semifinals Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 3, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on June 2, 2022

Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Friday, June 3 features the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Rangers meeting at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Rangers lead the series 1-0. The most recent betting odds for this matchup show the Rangers listed at +110 to win on the moneyline. The Lightning are currently -130 to claim victory for this contest. The over/under has been set at 5.5 for this matchup.

This article references betting data updated as of June 2, 2022 at 11:12 AM ET. Browse all the current odds for this contest in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Lightning Vs Rangers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of June 2

Lightning: Brayden Point: Doubtful (Lower Body), Brandon Hagel: Probable (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 gone 49-25 when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Lightning have an implied moneyline win probability of 56.5% in this game.
  • This season the Rangers have been an underdog 36 times, and won 17, or 47.2%, of those games.
  • The Rangers have a 47.6% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Tampa Bay and its opponent have combined to score more than 5.5 goals in 53 of 94 games this season.
  • New York has played 46 games this season that finished with more than 5.5 goals.
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