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Hurricanes at Islanders 4/26/19 - NHL Playoffs Picks & Predictions

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Game New York Islanders vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date & Time Friday April 26, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
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Latest odds
NYI -134 Total 5.5
TV Channel
NBCSN

The New York Islanders will return to Brooklyn on Friday and will host the Carolina Hurricanes in game one of this series. The Islanders swept the Penguins in the opening round of the playoffs. New York beat Pittsburgh 3-1 in their last game to wrap up that series. Josh Baily led the team with a goal and an assist.

The Islanders outscored the Penguins 14-6 through the first series. Robin Lehner will take his spot in the net for the Islanders. Lehner has allowed just one goal in each of his last three starts. The NY Islanders allow an average of 2.33 goals per game which leads the NHL.
The Carolina Hurricanes went seven games in their opening series. Carolina finished off the Hurricanes in game seven on Wednesday night with a 4-3 double overtime win. Carolina heads to New York with just one day rest. The Hurricanes went 23-18 on the road this season.

The Hurricanes have won two straight games heading into New York. Carolina will be on the road for their second straight game on Friday. Petr Mrazek will make the start between the pipes for Carolina. Mrazek has allowed 9 goals over the last three games.

Recent Betting Trends

Hurricanes are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Metropolitan.
Islanders are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a home favorite.
Over is 4-1 in Hurricanes last 5 games following a win.
Under is 4-1 in Islanders last 5 games as a favorite.

Free Pick:
New York Islanders -134

The Islanders are fresh and will be on their home ice Friday night. Carolina gets little rest after leaving it all on the ice Wednesday night in their double overtime win. The Hurricanes are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings. Carolina is 1-6 in their last 7 games as an underdog. Final Score Prediction, New York Islanders win 4-2.

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