Hurricanes Vs Rangers: Game 2 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 20, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 19, 2022

The Carolina Hurricanes ready for Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round against the New York Rangers at PNC Arena on Friday, May 20, starting at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Hurricanes are up 1-0. The Hurricanes are set as -160 to win on the moneyline, while the Rangers currently have +140 odds to win this matchup. This matchup has an over/under of 5.5 goals.

This article references betting data current as of May 20, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. See all the current odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Hurricanes Vs Rangers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 20

Hurricanes: Jordan Martinook: Out (Lower Body), Frederik Andersen: Out (Knee)

Rangers: Keith Kinkaid: Questionable (Upper Body), Sammy Blais: Out (Knee), Barclay Goodrow: Out (Lower Body)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Hurricanes
Total Pick Over (5.5)
Spread Pick Hurricanes (-1.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Hurricanes Vs Rangers Team Stats

Hurricanes Avg. (Rank) Rangers Avg. (Rank)
3.38 (9th) Goals Scored 3.06 (16th)
2.45 (1st) Goals Allowed 2.49 (2nd)
34.0 (9th) Shots 29.0 (28th)
28.1 (1st) Shots Allowed 30.8 (11th)

Hurricanes Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Sebastian Aho 79 37 43 80 219 13 +19
Andrei Svechnikov 78 30 39 69 249 9 +20
Teuvo Teravainen 77 22 42 64 202 9 +22
Vincent Trocheck 81 21 30 51 168 6 +21
Anthony DeAngelo 64 10 41 51 151 2 +31

Rangers Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Artemi Panarin 75 22 74 96 174 5 +21
Mika Zibanejad 81 30 52 82 220 14 +32
Chris Kreider 81 52 25 77 258 26 +22
Adam Fox 78 11 63 74 158 0 +22
Ryan Strome 74 21 34 55 161 5 +17

Betting Trends

  • The Hurricanes have won 71.8% of their games this season when they’ve been a moneyline favorite (51-20).
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Hurricanes have an implied win probability of 61.5%.
  • This season the Rangers have been an underdog 32 times, and won 15, or 46.9%, of those games.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 41.7% chance of victory for the Rangers.
  • Carolina and its opponent have gone over 5.5 combined goals in 50 of 90 games this season.
  • New York and its opponent have combined to score over 5.5 goals in 43 of 90 games this season.
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