New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes 5/3/2023 – Game 1 of a series between the New Jersey Devils and the Carolina Hurricanes will be taking place on Wednesday evening at PNC Arena. The New Jersey Devils are 52-22-8 on the scoreboard and are coming here after winning against the New York Rangers last time out. The Carolina Hurricanes managed to dominate the New York Islanders in the previous matchup and are 52-21-9 overall as a result. The New Jersey Devils will be winning this game as expected by the latest NHL betting odds.
New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes 5/3/2023
When: Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 PM ET
Where: PNC Arena Raleigh, NC
New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes 5/3/2023 Betting Odds:
|Devils||+1.5 (-260)||5.5 o (+113)||+107|
|Hurricanes||-1.5 (+220)||5.5 u (-125)||-118|
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New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils have won four games out of their last five played against the New York Rangers and lastly won 4-0. 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 in this hockey season is being led by Jason Hughes who has scored 43 goals while assisting 56 times so far. On defense, the Devils are allowing their opponents to score an average of 2.71 goals in each 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
The Carolina Hurricanes played the New York Islanders in the previous clash and managed to win three games out of five. 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 season is being headed by Martin Necas who has scored 28 goals along with 43 helpers so far. Defense-wise, the Hurricanes are allowing opponents to score an average of 2.55 goals in each game played.
Players to watch: Sebastian Aho C (G 4, A 3, PTS 7, Brent Burns D (G 0, A 5, PTS 5, Stefan Noesen RW (G 2, A 2, PTS 4.
New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes Betting Predictions
Devils are 4-0 in their last 4 Conference Semifinals games.
Under is 5-1 in Devils last 6 Wednesday games.
Devils Under is 4-1 in last 5 overall.
Under is 4-1 in Devils last 5 vs. Eastern Conference.
Devils Under is 4-1 in last 5 vs. Metropolitan.
Hurricanes are 4-0 in their last 4 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Under is 7-1 in Hurricanes last 8 Wednesday games.
Under is 5-1-1 in Hurricanes last 7 home games.
Hurricanes are 1-4 in their last 5 Conference Semifinals games.
Hurricanes are 20-6 in their last 26 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Devils vs Hurricanes Betting Picks
This is going to be an interesting matchup and is crucial for both these teams. The Hurricanes are hoping for a smoother record in this series. However, the New Jersey Devils will be winning this one as per the most recent NHL betting stats.
Score Prediction: Devils 4, Hurricanes 3.