Rangers vs Hurricanes Picks and Prediction – 5/16/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 05/15/2024 at 6:35 PM ET

Rangers vs Hurricanes Expert Pick and Predictions May 16
Game Start: 5/16/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CAR -165 ; O/U 5.5

The New York Rangers come into game six Thursday night with a chance to wrap the series up as they currently lead 3 games to 2. Both teams are playing good hockey, and each will look to continue that trend Thursday night. Look for Carolina to thrive off their home fans as they have their backs against the wall with their season on the line. Thursday night will bring a huge amount of action as each team fights for the game 6 victory. For other NHL action see our NHL Picks.

Hurricanes at Rangers Prediction

The New York Rangers jumped on Carolina early running off the first three games of the series to take full control of round two. Since New York took a 3-0 lead in the series Carolina has run off two in a row to remain in the thick of things. Look for Carolina to continue to rely on a potent defense and their home fans Thursday night as they do the work to even the series. Take the Hurricanes to stay alive Thursday as they get another win to increase their win streak to three games. Final Score Prediction Carolina Hurricanes win 4-2.

Hurricanes at Rangers Preview And Odds

The New York Rangers were the hottest team in the playoffs at one point starting the postseason 7-0 overall. Through the first seven games of the playoffs New York averaged 3.7 goals per game and allowed 2.7 goals overall. During their last two losses New York has allowed four goals in each game and has scored four total goals in that same span. The Carolina Hurricanes have woken up heavily over the last two outings averaging four goals per game and their defense that carried them all year has emerged as well. Sebastian Aho has been the top player for Carolina all season having led the team with 89 points and 53 assists to go along with a team high 36 goals on 216 shots.

Our Free NHL Pick for Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers

The Hurricanes have battled back into this series and will keep that trend going Thursday. Look for Carolina to jump out early to set the tone in game 6. Take the Hurricanes to do the work Thursday night as they even this series at 3 games a piece to push the series back to New York for game 7.

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