Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Islanders NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 8, 2022

Hurricanes vs. Islanders Betting Picks & Predictions

The Carolina Hurricanes and New York Islanders are coming off a victory and a loss, respectively, heading into their matchup at PNC Arena on Friday at 7:00 PM ET. The Islanders are underdogs on the road, at +153, and the Hurricanes are -181. Find more below on the Hurricanes vs. Islanders betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Hurricanes vs. Islanders Betting Line

Hurricanes vs Islanders Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Hurricanes -181 Islanders +153

Hurricanes vs. Islanders Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, April 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Arena: PNC Arena

Computer Predictions for Hurricanes vs. Islanders

Computer picks for Hurricanes vs Islanders
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Hurricanes (-1.5) Over (5.5) Hurricanes 4 Islanders 2

Hurricanes vs. Islanders Betting Trends

  • In 59 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Carolina has won 39 of those games.
  • The Hurricanes have won 18 of the 26 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -181.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Carolina has a 64.4% chance of winning this contest.
  • Carolina Hurricanes Leaders

  • Sebastian Aho has been a major player for Carolina this season, with 69 points in 68 games.
  • Andrei Svechnikov is another leading option for Carolina with 60 points (0.9 per game), scoring 27 goals and adding 33 assists.
  • Teuvo Teravainen’s season total of 57 points has come from 18 goals and 39 assists.
  • Frederik Andersen (33-12-3) has a 2.1 goals against average and a .926 save percentage (third-best in the league).
  • Carolina Hurricanes Season Stats

  • The Hurricanes’ 231 goals this season make them the ninth-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • On defense, the Hurricanes are the strongest unit in NHL play, conceding 166 total goals (only 2.4 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is fourth-best in the league at +65.
  • The Hurricanes’ 48 power-play goals this season are eighth-best in the NHL (on 202 power-play chances).
  • The Hurricanes’ 23.8% power-play conversion rate is seventh-best in the league this season.
  • The Hurricanes have scored a total of four shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Hurricanes’ 87.4% penalty-kill success rate currently tops the league.
  • The Hurricanes win the fourth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 53.6%.
  • The Hurricanes have a 9.8% shooting percentage as a team, ranking 12th in the league.
  • The Hurricanes’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.5 hits and 10.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Islanders vs. Hurricanes Betting Trends

  • This season the Islanders have five wins in the 28 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • New York has been an underdog with +153 odds or longer five times this season, and lost each of those games.
  • The Islanders have a 39.5% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • New York Islanders Leaders

  • Brock Nelson has totaled 33 goals (0.6 per game) and put up 17 assists (0.3 per game), taking 2.4 shots per game and shooting 23.1%. That makes him among the leaders for New York with 50 total points (0.8 per game).
  • Mathew Barzal is a top contributor for New York, with 48 total points this season. He has netted 14 goals and provided 34 assists in 60 games.
  • Anders Lee has scored 25 goals and contributed 16 assists for New York, giving him a point total of 41.
  • Ilya Sorokin has a record of 21-14-7 in 43 games this season, conceding 97 goals (2.3 goals against average) with 1226 saves and a .927 save percentage, second-best in the league.
  • New York Islanders Season Stats

  • The Islanders have the league’s 25th-ranked scoring offense (192 total goals, 2.8 per game).
  • The Islanders have allowed 2.6 goals per game, 183 total, the third-fewest among NHL teams.
  • Their 16th-ranked goal differential is +9.
  • The Islanders have recorded 35 power-play goals this season (24th in the NHL) on 174 power-play chances.
  • The Islanders have a 20.1% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 20 percentage.
  • The Islanders have recorded three shorthanded goals.
  • The 84.2% of opponent power plays the Islanders kill is the fourth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Islanders have the league’s eighth-best faceoff win percentage (51.4%).
  • The Islanders are shooting 9.6% (15th in the league).
  • The Islanders have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 25.0 hits and 15.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Hurricanes and Islanders Injury Report

    Hurricanes: Ethan Bear: Day To Day (Lower-body), Jesperi Kotkaniemi: Out (Lower-body), Jake Gardiner: Out (Hip/back)

    Islanders: Cal Clutterbuck: Out For Season (Shoulder), Ilya Sorokin: Day To Day (Upper Body), Scott Mayfield: Out (Lower-body)

    Betting Tips for Hurricanes vs. Islanders

    The Hurricanes on the moneyline (-181) is our best bet after taking a look at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will finish over the total of 5.5 goals, with the Hurricanes (-1.5) covering the spread.

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