Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game 5 Prediction

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game 5, 5/26/22 NHL Playoffs Betting Predictions

The Rangers have evened their series with the Hurricanes but will they pull off the upset on Thursday night in order to grab a series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals? The puck drops for Game 5 at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Game Snapshot

065 New York Rangers (+140) at 066 Carolina Hurricanes (-155); o/u 5.5

7:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 24, 2022

PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC

TV: ESPN

New York Rangers DFS Spin

Igor Shesterkin saved 30 of 31 shots in a 4-1 victory against Carolina in Game 4 on Tuesday. Shesterkin looked mortal in the Rangers' first round series against Pittsburgh, but he's found another level versus the Hurricanes. Through four games, he's allowed just five goals in the second round. Shesterkin has carried the Rangers to back-to-back wins by stopping 73 of 75 shots over that span.

Carolina Hurricanes DFS Spin

Antti Raanta stopped 24 of 28 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Rangers in Game 4 Tuesday night. That ended Raanta's run of four straight games where he allowed two or fewer goals. He was bested in every period of this contest, though one of the four goals he surrendered was scored during a Rangers power play.

Rangers vs. Hurricanes Game 3 Betting Prediction

The Rangers are just 1-5 in their last six games in Carolina, while the home team and the favorite is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams, respectively. The Rangers have also dropped five of their last six on the road, are 14-37 in their last 51 playoff games as an underdog and are winless in their last five games as an underdog. The Hurricanes, meanwhile, are 44-16 in their last 60 home games, are 7-2 in their last nine Conference Semifinals games and are 6-1 in their last seven games coming off a loss of three or more goals.

NHL PLAYOFFS BETTING PREDICTION: CAROLINA HURRICANES -155

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