Hurricanes vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 3

by | May 21, 2022

Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22 features the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Rangers squaring off at 3:30 PM ET. The Hurricanes are up 2-0 in the series. The Rangers are slight underdogs, at -101, and the Hurricanes are -119. 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 -119 Rangers -101

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, May 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Computer Predictions for Hurricanes vs. Rangers

Computer picks for Hurricanes vs Rangers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Rangers (+1.5) Over (5.5) Rangers 4 Hurricanes 3

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Betting Trends

  • In 77 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Carolina has won 55 of those matchups.
  • The Hurricanes have been victorious in 54 of the 73 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -119.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Carolina has a 54.3% chance of winning this contest.

Carolina Hurricanes Leaders

  • Sebastian Aho has been vital to Carolina this season, with 81 points in 79 games.
  • Andrei Svechnikov is contributing with 69 points (30 goals, 39 assists).
  • Teuvo Teravainen has scored 22 goals and added 43 assists through 77 games for Carolina.
  • 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 offense’s 277 total goals (3.4 per game) are ranked ninth in the league this year.
  • The Hurricanes have allowed the fewest goals in NHL action this season with 200 (just 2.4 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is third-best in the league at +77.
  • The Hurricanes’ 51 power-play goals this season (ranked 13th in the NHL) have come on 232 power-play chances.
  • The Hurricanes are 13th in the NHL with a 22% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The Hurricanes have scored a total of four shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Hurricanes’ 87.7% penalty-kill success rate currently paces the league.
  • The Hurricanes win the fourth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 53.9%.
  • The Hurricanes shoot 9.9% as a team, ranked 13th-best in the league.
  • The Hurricanes average 22 hits and 10.5 blocked shots per game.

Rangers vs. Hurricanes Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have been an underdog in 38 games this season, with 18 upset wins (47.4%).
  • New York has a record of 12-18 in games when oddsmakers list them -101 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Rangers have a 50.2% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).

New York Rangers Leaders

  • Artemi Panarin is a leading scorer for New York, with 96 points this season. He has put up 22 goals and 74 assists in 75 games.
  • Mika Zibanejad is pivotal for New York’s attack with 82 total points (one per game), including 30 goals and 52 assists through 81 games.
  • New York’s Chris Kreider has 77 points (52 goals, 25 assists) this season.
  • Igor Shesterkin has a 36-13-4 record this season, with a .935 save percentage (third-best in the league). In 53 games, he has 1516 saves, and has allowed 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 have been one of the toughest defensive squads in the NHL this season, conceding 204 goals (just 2.5 per game) to rank second.
  • Their +46 goal differential is 10th-best in the league.
  • The Rangers have put up 55 power-play goals this season (on 218 power-play chances). That’s the ninth-most in the NHL.
  • The Rangers have the NHL’s fourth-best power-play conversion rate of 25.2%.
  • The Rangers have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (ninth among NHL squads).
  • The Rangers’ seventh-best penalty kill rate is 82.3%.
  • The Rangers have the 24th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (48%).
  • The 10.5% shooting percentage the Rangers have amassed ranks eighth in the league.
  • The Rangers have not yet shut out an opponent 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

Our best bet is Rangers on the moneyline at -101 and Rangers (+1.5) against the spread after analyzing all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will finish over the total of 5.5 goals.

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