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NY Rangers vs Carolina Hurricanes 8/3/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers Odds & Info

Game Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers
Date & Time Monday August 3, 2020, 12:00 PM (EDT)
Scotiabank Arena Scotiabank Arena, 40, Bay Street, Spadina—Fort York, Old Toronto, Peel, Golden Horseshoe, Ontario, M5J 2X2, Canada
Latest odds
CAR -164 ; O/U 5.5
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On Monday, the New York Rangers play Game 2 of their best of 5 qualifying series against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Rangers lost the opening game of the series on Saturday 3-2. The tone of the game was said early when the Hurricane’s Brady Skjei checked the Rangers Jesper Fast very hard in just the opening minute and within three minutes the game had its first fight. Mika Zibanejad and Marc Staal scored in the loss for New York.

Mika Zibanejad is leading the Rangers in goals scored with one, assists with one and points with two. Marc Staal has also scored one goal for the Rangers while three other players Chris Kreider, Artemi Panarin and Ryan Lindgren also have assists. In net, Henrik Lundqvist 0-1-0 goals against average of 3.04 and save percentage of .919. 

Carolina took a 1-0 series lead following its one-goal victory over the Rangers on Saturday. The Hurricanes scored the first goal just 61 seconds into the game off the stick of Jaccob Slavin. Sebastian Aho scored one goal and added an assist for the Hurricanes while Martin Necas scored Carolina’s third goal with nine minutes remaining in the third.

Jaccob Slavin, Sebastian Aho and Martin Necas each have one goal for the Hurricanes, while Slavin is tied with five other Carolina players with one assist apiece. In net, Petr Mrazek is 1-0-0 what's a goals-against average of 2.01 and save percentage of .923.

Recent Betting Trends

  • New York is 2-6 in its last 8
  • The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Rangers last 10
  • Carolina is 4-1 in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Hurricanes last 7 versus the Rangers

Free NHL Pick:

New York Rangers +135

Carolina opened the series with a victory in a very physical game and the Rangers will look to bounce back with an equal amount of physicality on Monday. The Rangers have won five of the last seven overall against the Hurricanes. Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist looked strong in net even though Carolina scored three goals and look for the veteran netminder and defense to tighten up play in the crease and the Rangers to even the series. Final Score Prediction, New York Rangers win 4-2.

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