Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers Prediction, 5/28/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers
Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-110) Rangers (-110)
Madison Square Garden is the location where the New York Rangers will try to beat the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday in Game 6 of their series. Carolina leads 3-2. The moneyline on this matchup has Carolina at -110 and New York is sitting at -110. The total has been set at 5.
The Hurricanes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 3-1 victory against the Rangers in Game 5. Carolina had 4 minutes in the box in this game. The Hurricanes had a middle of the road offensive output in this victory. They also had 2 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal. In the game, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 34 shots they attempted.
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The Hurricanes have had 2,310 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .913. While at even strength, the Hurricanes have allowed the opponent to score 167 goals while earning 226 of their own. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have 276 power play opportunities (2nd in professional hockey) and have come away with 33 goals in those attempts. For the current campaign, they have recorded 116 points and their points percentage comes in at .707. Carolina has tried 2,798 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 9.9%. When it comes to scoring goals, the Carolina Hurricanes have notched 277 goals (9th in the National Hockey League) over the course of the season and have allowed 200. Carolina comes into the game with 232 power play chances and they have scored 51 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 21.98%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Antti Raanta. The opposition has scored 502 goals versus Raanta in his career and his goals against average is 2.46. Raanta has been involved in 226 games throughout his pro hockey career. He has a save percentage of .919 for his 12,256 minutes played. He has accumulated an overall record of 108-70-24 and got the start in 205 games. In his career, Raanta has 128 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .624. Raanta has had 6,171 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 5,669 saves.
In Game 5 New York had 2 power play opportunities in this matchup and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities. The Rangers tallied 1 goal out of the 17 shots on goal they took.
New York has taken 2,392 shots (28th in professional hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.45%, while allowing the other team 2,528 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 82.30% on their opponents 226 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.9%. They have a total of 218 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 25.23%. The Rangers have racked up 195 goals at even strength and 55 goals (9th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 204 goals to be scored by of a combination of 164 goals at even strength and 40 goals while they had less men on the ice. For the year, the New York Rangers have tallied 250 goals, 110 points, as well as a points percentage of .671.
For the opposition you will find Igor Shesterkin in goal. He has compiled 2,815 saves out of 3,033 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .928. Shesterkin is the owner of a career record of 62-29-7 and has played in 100 games. He has made the start in 95 contests and has played 5,662 mins. Shesterkin's rate of quality starts sits at 70.5% and he has 67 quality starting assignments in his pro career. His opponents are averaging 2.31 goals per game and he has relinquished 218 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take New York (-110)
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