NHL Playoff Picks: Hurricanes vs Rangers

This is a picture of the Carolina Hurricanes vs N.Y. Rangers for the NHL playoff picks article

It seems that the Panthers and the Bruins will be playing the first game of their second-round playoff series tonight. Which team will you be supporting? In this NHL Playoff Picks: Hurricanes vs Rangers article, I will give you the best picks and all the information about both teams.

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Carolina Hurricanes vs N.Y. Rangers

Things couldn’t have started better for the New York Rangers as they secured a victory in the first game of the second round of playoffs at their home stadium against the Carolina Hurricanes, with a score of 4-3. Mika Zibanejad played a pivotal role, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist. In terms of statistics, the Rangers ranked 7th in goals per game during the regular season, averaging 3.39. Additionally, their defense has stood out as the second-best in the postseason, trailing only behind the Boston Bruins.

On the other hand, the Carolina Hurricanes had a strong regular season, but I believe their journey may come to an end in the second round. After losing the first game against the Rangers, some may argue they can still bounce back. However, tonight they will once again play away from home, and failing to secure a win would put them at a disadvantage with a record of 0-2. In their recent match, the offense showed promise, but the defense struggled, conceding 4 goals, 3 of which occurred during the first period.

 

This is a picture of the Rangers against the Hurricanes for the NHL playoff picks article
Carolina Hurricanes vs N.Y. Rangers
SportsbookCarolina Hurricanes Moneyline OddsN.Y. Rangers Moneyline Odds
BetOBet-122-101
iBet-118+100
PowerPlay Sports-125+100
Odds were correct at the time of writing. Please check the specific site for the most up-to-date odds.
SportsbookCarolina Hurricanes Puck Line OddsN.Y. Rangers Puck Line Odds
BetOBet(+192) -1.5(-303) +1.5
iBet(+210) -1.5(-270) +1.5
PowerPlay Sports(+200) -1.5(-275) +1.5
Odds were correct at the time of writing. Please check the specific site for the most up-to-date odds.

How the game will play out

It’s quite surprising to see the Hurricanes as the clear favorites to win this game, especially considering their recent loss against the Rangers. In my view, the Rangers have been one of the most consistent teams in the NHL this season. If I were to make a prediction, I would favor the Rangers as the significant underdogs to win this game.

My pick: The N.Y. Rangers to win this game.

Carolina Hurricanes Injury Report

  • Brett Pesce
  • Jesper Fast

N.Y. Rangers Injury Report

  • Blake Wheeler
  • Filip Chytil

These were my NHL Playoff Picks: Hurricanes vs Rangers. You can check our online sportsbook reviews for all the details about Canadian sportsbooks. Have a look at SNNOW to watch all NHL games.

About the Author

João Pedro Freitas

João Pedro Freitas has been working in online gambling since 2022, being the most recent addition to the team. He loves to write sports articles and likes to analyse all kinds of sports, especially soccer and UFC. João focuses on writing content and creating strategies to ensure that the team is up to date on all Canadian and American sports.
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