Hurricanes vs Rangers Picks and Prediction – 5/5/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 05/04/2024 at 2:04 PM ET

Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers 05/05/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/5/2024, 8:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CAR -115 ; O/U 5.5

The Carolina Hurricanes will be on the road Sunday for game one of their second round series in New York and the Rangers. Carolina comes into this series having had a tremendous year that carried over into the postseason with a 4-1 win in the first round. New York much like Carolina was one of the better teams in the NHL posting 55 total wins and opened the postseason with a sweep of Washington. For other NHL action see our NHL Picks.

Hurricanes at Rangers Prediction

This will be one of the better series in the second round as 2 elite teams will square off. Sunday will be the fourth time this season these two teams have matched up with New York taking two of the first three. New York has a slightly better offense, but the home fans will be the difference. Look for the Rangers to come out strong Sunday as they pick up their 5th consecutive win in the postseason leading to the game 1 win. Final Score Prediction, New York Rangers win 4-2.

Hurricanes at Rangers Preview And Odds

The Carolina Hurricanes were an elite team during the regular season scoring 3.38 goals on 33.3 shots per game and have averaged 3.8 shots thus far in the postseason. The New York Rangers averaged 3.39 goals per game in the regular season and have scored 3.75 goals per game in the playoffs. Both teams were elite on the defensive side holding opponents to well under two goals per game.

Our Free NHL Pick for New York Rangers vs Carolina Hurricanes

Both teams looked phenomenal in the first round as each coasted to this point. Look for New York to do the work Sunday as they open round 2 with a win. Take the Rangers to play to their strengths and use their home crowd to do the work as they win game 1 at home against Carolina.

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