New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes Prediction, 1/10/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Location: PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Devils (+114) Hurricanes (-134)
The New Jersey Devils (25-12-3) are hitting the road to PNC Arena on Tuesday where they will go up against the Carolina Hurricanes (25-8-7). The moneyline on this contest has the Devils at +114 while the Hurricanes open at -134. The over/under is set at 6.
The New Jersey Devils came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 4-3 victory over the Rangers in their previous game. The Devils had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in the victory. For the matchup, they scored on 4 of the 43 shots they launched. Moreover, they had 4 chances on the power play and were able to score 1 goal. New Jersey tallied 4 minutes in the box for this game.
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New Jersey Devils opponents have amassed 126 power play opportunities (18th in pro hockey) and have scored 23 goals in those attempts. The Devils so far have had 1,092 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .904. New Jersey has attempted 1,395 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.8%. While playing at even strength, the Devils have given up 82 goals while scoring 110 themselves. New Jersey has accumulated 126 power play chances and they have scored 26 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 20.63%. For the year, they have scored 53 points and their points percentage comes in at .663. With respect to their goal scoring prowess, the New Jersey Devils have tallied 136 goals (10th in the NHL) for the season and have allowed 105.
The player in the crease for this game is Vitek Vanecek. Vanecek has been involved in 105 games throughout his professional hockey career. He has an overall mark of 56-27-12 and he has started in 98 games. The opposition has racked up 252 goals against Vanecek in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.60. Vanecek has seen 2,775 shots against him and he has 2,523 saves. His save percentage currently sits at .909 in his 5,818 minutes played. Over the course of his career, Vanecek has compiled 52 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .531.
In their last game, Carolina faced off against the Blue Jackets in a game where the Hurricanes got the tie by a tally of 3-3. The Hurricanes converted 3 goals out of the 42 shots on goal they took. They had 6 opportunities on the power play in this game and netted 2 out of those attempts.
The Hurricanes have accumulated 96 goals at even strength and 28 goals (17th in the NHL) while on the power play. Carolina has attempted 1,434 shots (2nd in professional hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 8.65%, while allowing their opponents 1,046 shots. On the year, the Carolina Hurricanes have 124 goals, 57 points, in addition to a points percentage of .713. They have allowed 107 goals to be scored by way of 78 goals at even strength and 29 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a tally of 142 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 19.72%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 79.43% on the other teams 141 power play chances, and their save percentage sits at 89.8%.
For the opposition you will find Pyotr Kochetkov in net. Teams are averaging 2.23 goals per game and he has yielded 42 goals overall. Kochetkov's rate of quality starts sits at 66.7% and he has made 12 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He got the starting nod in 18 contests and has accumulated 1,132 minutes. Kochetkov is the owner of a lifetime mark of 13-3-4 and has played in 20 games. He has accounted for 462 stops out of the 504 shots attempted against him, which gives him a rate of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey (+114)
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