Thursday, April 16, 2015
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 - Game 1
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The Pittsburgh Penguins take on the New York Rangers on Thursday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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The Penguins are 3-7 in their last 10 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 1-4 in their last 5 road games. Pittsburgh is 1-4 in
their last 5 games following a win and are 1-5 in their last 6 overall. The under is 4-0-1 in the Penguins last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their
previous game and is 6-0-1 in their last 7 games following a win.
The Rangers are 24-4 in their last 28 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest. New York is 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record and are 20-6 in their last 26 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 17-6-7 in the Rangers last 30 games playing on 3 or more days rest and is 17-8-7 in their last 32 Conference Quarterfinals games.
In head to head matchups, the over is 13-5-1 in the last 19 meetings in New York and the Penguins are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Penguins are 43-39-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Penguins are 31-42-0 against the Over/Under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
New York Rangers are 53-29-0 Against the Spread
New York Rangers are 39-32-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/27/14 D Olli Maatta Shoulder out for season
11/18/14 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot out for season
04/12/15 D Derrick Pouliot Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. NY Rangers
03/28/15 D Kris Letang Concussion likely out for season
03/25/15 D Christian Ehrhoff Concussion out indefinitely
New York Rangers
04/14/15 D Kevin Klein Arm is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
04/13/15 D Marc Staal Lower Body probable Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
04/12/15 LW Rick Nash Undisclosed probable Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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