Florida Panthers vs. NY Rangers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks - Game 2 Stanley Cup Playoffs [2024]

Florida Panthers vs. NY Rangers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks - Game 2 Stanley Cup Playoffs [2024]

The NY Rangers will face the Florida Panthers in Game 1 of the 2022 NHL Eastern Conference Final at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, starting at 8:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Wednesday's Panthers vs. Rangers matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Panthers vs. Rangers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used advanced machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Wednesday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Panthers and Rangers 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Rangers a 52% chance of defeating the Panthers in Game 1 of the 2024 Eastern Conference Finals.

According to our model, the Rangers (+1.5) have a 73% chance of covering the puck line, while the 5.5-goal over/under has a 53% chance of going over.

The winner of the NHL Eastern Conference Final will progress to the Stanley Cup Final. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series between the Panthers and Rangers is at NY Rangers' Madison Square Garden.

MORE: As Dimers reported on Monday, the Rangers’ success has led to record gambling revenues being generated in New York State.

Panthers vs. Rangers Game 1 Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Panthers Rangers
Puck Line -1.5 (+225) +1.5 (-265)
Moneyline -115 -102
Total o5.5 (-110) u5.5 (-105)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Panthers vs. Rangers Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, coupled with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks to make on every game, including Panthers vs. Rangers. Our NHL best bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Panthers vs. Rangers Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Panthers vs. Rangers?

According to our model, NY's Chris Kreider is most likely to score the first goal in Panthers vs. Rangers.

Our projections give Kreider an 8.2% chance of scoring the first goal at Madison Square Garden, while the Rangers star is a 37.5% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 6.1%
Carter Verhaeghe 5.2%
Aleksander Barkov 5.1%
Matthew Tkachuk 5.0%
Vladimir Tarasenko 4.2%

NY Rangers

Player First Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 8.2%
Artemi Panarin 6.9%
Mika Zibanejad 6.6%
Alexis Lafreniere 6.2%
Vincent Trocheck 5.1%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 30.6%
Carter Verhaeghe 29.6%
Aleksander Barkov 27.3%
Matthew Tkachuk 26.7%
Vladimir Tarasenko 22.1%

NY Rangers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 37.5%
Mika Zibanejad 33.8%
Artemi Panarin 31.6%
Alexis Lafreniere 30.8%
Vincent Trocheck 27.4%

Panthers vs. Rangers Game Information

Wednesday's action between the Rangers and Panthers in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 8:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Panthers vs. Rangers includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.


We predict the Rangers, with a 52% win probability, will likely beat the Panthers in Game 1 of the 2024 Eastern Conference Finals.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Panthers vs. Rangers insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are rooted in current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

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