Hurricanes vs. Devils Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/28/2022
Two Eastern Conference teams, residing at different ends of the standings, meet on Thursday, April 28 when the second-place Carolina Hurricanes (53-20-8) host the 14th-place New Jersey Devils (27-44-9). Hurricanes (-342) versus Devils (+265) looks lopsided, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Hurricanes vs. Devils betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Hurricanes vs. Devils Spread and Betting Line
Hurricanes vs Devils Betting Information
Hurricanes vs. Devils Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
- Arena: PNC Arena
Computer Predictions for Hurricanes vs. Devils
Computer picks for Hurricanes vs Devils
Hurricanes 5 Devils 1
Hurricanes vs. Devils Betting Trends
Carolina has won 45 of the 67 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
The Hurricanes have won eight of the nine games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -342.
The moneyline odds imply that Carolina has a 77.4% chance of winning this game.
Carolina Hurricanes Leaders
Sebastian Aho is one of Carolina’s leading contributors with 80 points. He has 37 goals and 43 assists this season.
Andrei Svechnikov is contributing with 69 points (30 goals, 39 assists).
Teuvo Teravainen’s season total of 64 points has come from 21 goals and 43 assists.
In 52 games, Frederik Andersen has a record of 35-14-3. He has conceded 111 goals (2.17 goals against average) and has racked up 1320 saves.
Carolina Hurricanes Season Stats
The Hurricanes score the ninth-most goals in the NHL, averaging 3.4 per game for a total of 271 this season.
The Hurricanes have conceded the fewest goals in league action this season with 197 (just 2.4 per game).
The team’s goal differential is fourth-best in the league at +74.
The 51 power-play goals the Hurricanes have recorded this season (on 229 power-play chances) rank 12th in the league.
The Hurricanes are ranked 11th in the league with a 22.3% power-play conversion rate this season.
The Hurricanes have scored a total of four shorthanded goals this season.
The Hurricanes kill 87.6% of opponent’s power plays, the best penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
The Hurricanes win the fourth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 53.9%.
The Hurricanes have a 9.8% shooting percentage as a team, ranking 13th in the NHL.
The Hurricanes average 22.1 hits and 10.4 blocked shots per game.
Devils vs. Hurricanes Betting Trends
This season the Devils have 15 wins in the 57 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
New Jersey has gone 1-2 when oddsmakers have listed them as underdogs of +265 or longer on the moneyline.
The Devils have a 27.4% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
New Jersey Devils Leaders
Jesper Bratt has totaled 25 goals (0.3 per game) and put up 46 assists (0.6 per game), taking 2.6 shots per game and shooting 13%. That makes him among the leaders for New Jersey with 71 total points (1.0 per game).
Nico Hischier is a top scorer for New Jersey, with 59 total points this season. He has scored 21 goals and provided 38 assists in 69 games.
Jack Hughes has 26 goals and 30 assists, for a season point total of 56.
New Jersey’s Mackenzie Blackwood is 9-9-4 this season, compiling 622 saves and permitting 75 goals (3.4 goals against average) with an .892 save percentage.
New Jersey Devils Season Stats
The Devils have the NHL’s 18th-ranked scoring offense (239 total goals, 3.0 per game).
The Devils’ 291 total goals allowed (3.6 per game) rank 29th in the NHL.
Their -52 goal differential ranks 25th in the league.
The Devils have scored 34 power-play goals this season, which ranks 28th in the NHL (on 222 power-play chances).
The Devils’ power-play conversion rate (15.3%) ranks 28th in the league.
The Devils have scored six shorthanded goals.
The Devils’ 14th-ranked penalty kill rate is 79.7%.
The Devils have the 31st-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (46.7%).
The Devils’ collective 9.5% shooting percentage ranks 16th in the league.
The Devils have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
Hurricanes and Devils Injury Report
Hurricanes: Vincent Trocheck: Day To Day (Rest), Frederik Andersen: Out (Undisclosed), Jesperi Kotkaniemi: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Jake Gardiner: Out (Hip/back)
Devils: P.K. Subban: Day To Day (Illness), Jack Hughes: Out For Season (Knee), Nico Hischier: Day To Day (Illness), Mackenzie Blackwood: Out (Left Heel), Jonas Siegenthaler: Out For Season (Hand), Fabian Zetterlund: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Miles Wood: Out For Season (Hip), Jonathan Bernier: Out For Season (Hip)
Betting Tips for Hurricanes vs. Devils
Our best bet is Hurricanes on the moneyline at -342 and against the spread (-1.5) after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish under the total of 6.5 goals.
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