Rangers vs. Panthers Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 1

The Florida Panthers take the road against the New York Rangers for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals on Wednesday, May 22, starting at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, ESPN+, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The Panthers have -110 moneyline odds against the favored Rangers (-110).

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To prepare for this matchup, here’s who we project to emerge victorious in Wednesday’s Stanley Cup Semifinals action.

Rangers vs. Panthers Predictions for Wednesday

Our computer projection model for this contest expects a final tally of Rangers 4, Panthers 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Rangers (-110)
  • Total Pick: Over 5.5 (computer predicts 6.0 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Rangers (+1.5)

Rangers Splits and Trends

  • The Rangers are 55-23-4 overall and 14-4-18 in overtime matchups.
  • New York has 47 points (23-5-1) in the 29 games it has played that were decided by one goal.
  • In the nine games this season the Rangers recorded only one goal, they went 2-7-0 (four points).
  • New York has scored a pair of goals in 19 games this season (9-9-1 record, 19 points).
  • The Rangers have scored at least three goals in 63 games (52-8-3, 107 points).
  • In the 38 games when New York has scored a single power-play goal, it picked up 52 points after finishing 26-12-0.
  • In the 53 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, New York is 36-14-3 (75 points).
  • The Rangers have been outshot by opponents in 37 games, going 26-10-1 to register 53 points.

Panthers Splits and Trends

  • The Panthers have a 52-24-6 record this season and are 11-6-17 in contests that have required overtime.
  • Florida has earned 44 points (20-8-4) in its 32 games decided by one goal.
  • This season the Panthers scored just one goal in 10 games and they finished 0-9-1 in those matchups.
  • Florida has 15 points (6-2-3) when scoring a pair of goals this season.
  • The Panthers have scored at least three goals in 65 games, earning 110 points from those contests.
  • This season, Florida has scored a lone power-play goal in 35 games has a record of 29-6-0 in those matchups.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Florida is 46-21-5 (97 points).
  • The Panthers have been outshot by opponents 16 times this season, and earned 21 points in those games.

Team Stats Comparison

Rangers Rank Rangers AVG Panthers AVG Panthers Rank
7th 3.39 Goals Scored 3.23 11th
7th 2.76 Goals Allowed 2.41 1st
12th 31.5 Shots 33.7 2nd
10th 29.5 Shots Allowed 27.8 3rd
3rd 26.42% Power Play % 23.51% 8th
3rd 84.48% Penalty Kill % 82.47% 6th

Rangers vs. Panthers Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN, ESPN+, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

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