Hurricanes vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 2
The Carolina Hurricanes host the New York Rangers Friday in Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round, beginning at 8:00 PM ET. The Hurricanes have a 1-0 lead in the series. Hurricanes (-181) versus Rangers (+153) has a definite favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Hurricanes vs. Rangers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Hurricanes vs. Rangers Spread and Betting Line
Hurricanes vs Rangers Betting Information
Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game Info
- Game Day: Friday, May 20, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
- Arena: PNC Arena
Computer Predictions for Hurricanes vs. Rangers
Computer picks for Hurricanes vs Rangers
Hurricanes 4 Rangers 2
Hurricanes vs. Rangers Betting Trends
Through 76 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Carolina has won 54 of those matchups.
The Hurricanes have a record of 25-9 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -181.
The moneyline odds imply that Carolina has a 64.4% chance of winning this game.
Carolina Hurricanes Leaders
Sebastian Aho is one of Carolina’s leading contributors with 81 points. He has 37 goals and 44 assists this season.
Andrei Svechnikov has 69 points (0.9 per game), scoring 30 goals and adding 39 assists.
Teuvo Teravainen’s 65 points this season have come via 22 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’ 277 goals this season make them the ninth-best scoring team in the NHL.
On defense, the Hurricanes are the strongest unit in league play, conceding 200 total goals (only 2.4 per game).
The team’s goal differential is third-best in the league at +77.
The 51 power-play goals the Hurricanes have put up this season (on 232 power-play chances) rank 13th in the NHL.
The Hurricanes’ offense has the NHL’s 13th-ranked power-play conversion rate (22%).
The Hurricanes’ offense has scored four shorthanded goals this season (24th among all squads).
The Hurricanes’ 87.7% penalty-kill success rate currently leads the NHL.
The Hurricanes win the fourth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 53.9%.
The Hurricanes have a 9.9% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking 13th in the league.
The Hurricanes have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 22 hits and 10.5 blocked shots per game.
Rangers vs. Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Rangers have been an underdog in 37 games this season, with 18 upset wins (48.6%).
New York has won three of its seven games when it is the underdog by +153 or longer on the moneyline.
The Rangers have a 39.5% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
New York Rangers Leaders
Artemi Panarin is a top offensive contributor for his team with 96 points (1.3 per game). He has recorded 22 goals and 74 assists in 75 games (playing 19:13 per game).
Mika Zibanejad is key for New York’s offense with 82 total points (one per game), including 30 goals and 52 assists through 81 games.
New York’s Chris Kreider has 77 points, courtesy of 52 goals (first on team) and 25 assists (seventh).
Igor Shesterkin has a 36-13-4 record this season, with a .935 save percentage (fourth-best in the league). In 53 games, he has 1516 saves, and has conceded 106 goals (2.1 goals against average).
New York Rangers Season Stats
The Rangers’ 250 total goals (3.0 per game) rank 15th in the league.
The Rangers’ 204 total goals allowed (just 2.5 per game) are the second-fewest in the NHL.
Their 10th-best goal differential is +46.
The Rangers have recorded 55 power-play goals this season, which are ninth-best in the NHL (on 218 power-play chances).
The Rangers have a 25.2% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 4 percentage.
The Rangers have scored eight shorthanded goals.
The Rangers’ seventh-best penalty kill rate is 82.3%.
The Rangers win 48% of their faceoffs. That’s the 24th-ranked rate in the NHL.
The 10.5% shooting percentage the Rangers have amassed ranks eighth in the league.
The Rangers have not had a shutout win yet this season.
Hurricanes and Rangers Injury Report
Hurricanes: Jordan Martinook: Day To Day (Lower-Body), Frederik Andersen: Out (Lower body), Jake Gardiner: Out (Hip/back)
Rangers: Barclay Goodrow: Out (Lower Body), Sammy Blais: Out For Season (Lower body)
Betting Tips for Hurricanes vs. Rangers
We have the Hurricanes -181 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after taking a look at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 5.5 goals, with the Hurricanes (-1.5) covering the spread.
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