Rangers vs Hurricanes Picks and Prediction – 5/9/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 05/08/2024 at 1:21 PM ET

New York Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes 05/09/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/9/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CAR -165 ; O/U 5.5

The Carolina Hurricanes limp back home Thursday night down by two games in their second round series against the New York Rangers. Both teams have been phenomenal all season as each won more than 50 games during the regular year. Expect for Carolina to get back to their winning ways and play much better Thursday night as their season hangs in the balance. Each team will play to their strengths Thursday as both look for a game 3 victory. For more NHL news see our NHL Picks.

Hurricanes at Rangers Prediction

The New York Rangers are the better team in this series, and it has shown through the first two games. Expect for Carolina to lean on a potent defense that carried them all season. Carolina has the much better defense in this matchup and has let things get away through two games played. Expect for the Hurricanes to do the work Thursday night as they stifle New York to end the Rangers winning streak and pick up their first win of the series. Final Score Prediction, Carolina Hurricanes win 3-1.

Hurricanes at Rangers Preview And Odds

The New York Rangers proved to be a potent team during the regular season averaging 3.39 goals and 31.5 shots. Defensively New York has been top tier all year as well allowing just 2.76 goals on less than 30 shots per game and have given up an average of 2.4 goals during their last 5 victories. The Carolina Hurricanes offense has been just as strong averaging 3.38 goals on 33.3 shots per game. Defensively is where Carolina shined all year allowing 2.57 goals per game on less than 26 shots but have allowed three-point two goals over their last five outings resulting in just two wins and three losses.

Our Free NHL Pick for Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers

The New York Rangers come into game 3 of this series in full control after taking both games in this series at home. Look for Carolina to iron out the details Thursday night as they finally hang one in the win column. Take the Hurricanes Thursday to defend home ice and get their first win of the series.

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