Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils 5/7/2023 – Game 3 of the NHL playoffs series will take place on Sunday afternoon between the Carolina Hurricanes and the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. The Carolina Hurricanes are at the top of the Metropolitan Division with an overall 52-21-9. The New Jersey Devils are one position lower in the second rank of the division with 52-22-8 on the season. The Hurricanes are eager to win here and extend their winning streak. But, the New Jersey Devils will win this matchup as favored by the latest NHL betting odds.
Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils 5/7/2023
When: Sunday, May 7, 3:30 PM ET
Where: Prudential Center Newark, NJ
Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils 5/7/2023 Betting Odds:
|Hurricanes||+1.5 (-240)||5.5 o (+116)||+118|
|Devils||-1.5 (+200)||5.5 u (-128)||-130|
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— Carolina Hurricanes (@Canes) May 7, 2023
The Carolina Hurricanes have won the first two games of the series against the Devils in this playoffs-series. The Hurricanes are scoring an average of 3.20 goals in each game and have been successful in 19.8 percent of their opportunities during powerplay. The Carolina offense in this hockey season is being led by Martin Necas who has scored 28 goals so far while assisting 43 times. On defense, the Hurricanes are allowing their opponents to score an average of 2.55 goals in each game played.
Players to watch: Sebastian Aho C (G 4, A 5, PTS 9, Stefan Noesen RW (G 3, A 3, PTS 6, Seth Jarvis C (G 3, A 3, PTS 6.
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils played the New York Rangers before coming to this series, and have won only two games out of their last five played. The Devils are scoring an average of 3.52 goals in each game and have been successful in 21.9 percent of their opportunities during powerplay. The New Jersey offense is being headed by Jason Hughes who has scored 43 goals for the team, along with 56 helpers. Defense-wise, the Devils are allowing their opponents to score an average of 2.71 goals in every game played.
Players to watch: Erik Haula LW (G 4, A 2, PTS 6, Nico Hischier C (G 0, A 5, PTS 5, Ondrej Palat LW (G 2, A 3, PTS 5.
Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina’s last 7 games.
Carolina are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
Carolina are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against New Jersey.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina’s last 6 games on the road.
Carolina are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against New Jersey.
Carolina are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey’s last 5 games against Carolina.
New Jersey are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home.
New Jersey are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Carolina.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey’s last 6 games when playing as the favorite.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Jersey’s last 12 games played on a Sunday when at home.
Hurricanes vs Devils Betting Picks
The Carolina Hurricanes are definitely confident after winning two games in a row in this series. The Devils are tired of losing and will be turning things around here. The New Jersey Devils will win this matchup as predicted by the most recent NHL betting trends.
Score Prediction: Devils 4, Hurricanes 3.