Hurricanes vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 2

by | May 19, 2022

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
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Hurricanes -181 Rangers +153

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
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Hurricanes (-1.5) Over (5.5) 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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