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NHL Betting Prediction: Florida Panthers vs. New York Rangers Game 5 5/30/2024

Florida Panthers (52-24-6) vs. New York Rangers (55-23-4)

As the NHL Eastern Conference Finals heat up, the Florida Panthers face off against the New York Rangers in a critical Game 5 at Madison Square Garden. Currently, the Rangers lead the series 2-1, with both teams showcasing formidable records from the regular season. Fans and bettors alike are eager to witness this showdown on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 8:00 PM ET. This game, broadcasting on ESPN and available for streaming on NHL.TV, is a focal point for bettors checking the best sportsbooks online for valuable odds.

The Panthers are already led by one of the most skilled players of the regular season – Sam Reinhart, who scored 57 goals and 94 points. Reinhart is among the players Matt Tkachuk and Aleksander Barkov to create a frontline, any defense would not look forward to playing against. Tkachuk has proved to be a playmaker who has created 62 assists while Reinhart is a pure scorer, and as for Barkov, he has been a beneficial player for his team. However, they will be up against a Rangers defense which has been notably solid, especially with some good goal-keeping from Igor Shalsterkin whose save percentage stands at an enviable 0.913.

Thus the Rangers offered an attack machine with Artemi Panarin who rattled up 120 points in this season. Panarin as mentioned Patton has been a sensational player for the Rangers; Apart from Panarin the Rangers have received notable contributions from Vincent Trocheck and Chris Kreider as far as the Attack is concerned. On the other hand, Kreider, who scored 18 goals this season all on power play, is significant against Florida’s goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky who has proven essential in turning the table in favor of Panthers.


Florida Panthers vs. New York Rangers Game Info

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 8:00 PM ET
Where:  Madison Square Garden
Stream:  NHL.TV


Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky vs. Goaltender Igor Shesterkin

Sergei Bobrovsky recorded 36 victories in the regular stage and has the lowest goals-against average at 2.37, it has continued to serve as the Panthers’ stronghold. With more physicality being employed by the Rangers, especially in defensive situations, his playoff performance, especially in those pressure filled situations, will need to be at an all time high. The same goes for Bobrovsky’s save-percentage in shootouts, where sitting at the 0.667, becomes crucial in this close combat.

On the other hand, Igor Shesterkin is performing well to the expectations that were placed on him this current season. His record and goals-against average is almost identical to Bobrovsky but he does have a tad better shootout save percentage of 0.727 makes the Rangers marginally favorites in the match, especially if such games go to extra time.


NHL Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD

The betting odds for this game are yet to be determined, but given the tight competition and the critical nature of the game, sharp bettors will be on the lookout for value bets. The performance of both goaltenders and the offensive firepower on display will heavily influence the odds as they are released.


Florida Panthers Betting Trends

The Panthers have shown consistency with a 4-1 record in their last five games. However, their performance against the spread in road games suggests some vulnerability. The total has gone OVER in three of their last five games, indicating a trend towards higher-scoring affairs, which might continue given the offensive talents at their disposal.


New York Rangers Betting Trends

The Rangers also share a 4-1 record in their last five games but have been more consistent against the spread, especially in road games where they are 6-0. Their games have tended to go OVER the total, similar to the Panthers, suggesting that an OVER bet might be wise in this high-stakes matchup.


Florida Panthers vs. New York Rangers 5/30/24 Betting Picks

Considering both teams’ offensive strengths and recent scoring trends, this game could likely see a high number of goals. Both goaltenders are top-tier, but the offensive units may just edge them out in this particular matchup.

For the final pick, while it’s a close call, the Rangers might have a slight edge due to their impeccable record against the spread in recent games and Shesterkin’s marginally better performance in critical moments. Prop bets on top scorers like Panarin and Reinhart are also attractive given their explosive playoff performances. This is a prime opportunity for NHL Eastern Finals betting picks.


Free Pick and Prediction: New York Rangers 4, Florida Panthers 3

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