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