NHL Matchups  >>  NY Rangers Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Preview 03/16/2013

The division rival New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Consol Energy Centre.
Oddsmakers currently have the Penguins listed as 163-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Jets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at +104 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Penguins were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -131 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh:
Team record: 20-8-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 7 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 17 of last 23 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

New York:
Team record: 13-11-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games on the road
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
NY Rangers are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4


NEXT UP:
NY Rangers home to Carolina, Monday, March 18
Pittsburgh home to Boston, Sunday, March 17