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]

NHL action continues on Friday at 8:00PM ET as the Florida Panthers take on the NY Rangers in Game 2 of the 2022 Eastern Conference Final at Madison Square Garden.

Dimers.com's full preview of Friday'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 powerful machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the outcome of Friday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Panthers and Rangers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Rangers a 52% chance of beating the Panthers in Game 2 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 51% chance of going over.

The winner of the NHL Eastern Conference Final will progress to the Stanley Cup Final. Game 2 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 2 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 (+230) +1.5 (-280)
Moneyline -110 -105
Total o5.5 (+105) u5.5 (-125)

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

Panthers vs. Rangers Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks for 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 8.4% chance of scoring the first goal at Madison Square Garden, while the Rangers star is a 37.9% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Carter Verhaeghe 5.7%
Aleksander Barkov 5.6%
Matthew Tkachuk 5.6%
Sam Reinhart 5.4%
Sam Bennett 3.7%

NY Rangers

Player First Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 8.4%
Mika Zibanejad 6.5%
Alexis Lafreniere 6.4%
Artemi Panarin 6.3%
Vincent Trocheck 4.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Carter Verhaeghe 28.6%
Sam Reinhart 28.2%
Matthew Tkachuk 28.0%
Aleksander Barkov 27.9%
Sam Bennett 20.6%

NY Rangers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 37.9%
Mika Zibanejad 32.7%
Alexis Lafreniere 32.6%
Artemi Panarin 30.9%
Vincent Trocheck 27.0%

Panthers vs. Rangers Game Information

Friday's matchup between the Rangers and Panthers in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to start 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 on Friday.

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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