Wednesday's NHL Prediction
NEW YORK, NY (TheSpread) – The New York Rangers and the Carolina Panthers are set to jockey for position in the NHL’s Eastern Conference on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of my pick for this game.
Carolina is 18-15-5 on the season and they are 12 points out of first in the Southeast Division. The Hurricanes have scored 111 goals and allowed 115 and they are 10-8-3 on the road.
New York is 22-15-3 on the season and 6 points out of first in the Atlantic Division. The Rangers have scored 119 goals and allowed 103. They are 9-8-2 at home.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given New York betting odds of -143 for tonight’s game while Carolina has been given odds of +132. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers, 7PM ET (View Matchup)
The road team has won the last 5 games in this series and the Hurricanes have won 5 of the last 7 games against the Rangers. The under has hit in 12 of the last 17 meetings between these two teams as well. My pick for this game is Carolina as the trends support them and they are starting to get on a roll, scoring at least a point in their last four games.
NHL FREE PICK: CAROLINA HURRICANES +132