New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes 5/5/2023 – Game 2 of the NHL playoffs series between the New Jersey Devils and the Carolina Hurricanes will be taking place on Friday night at PNC Arena. The New Jersey Devils are ranked second in the Metropolitan Division with an overall 52-22-8. The Carolina Hurricanes are strongly dominating the division with an overall 52-21-9 on the season. The Hurricanes are definitely not eager to let go of their top spot. But, the New Jersey Devils will be winning this matchup as predicted by the latest NHL betting odds.
New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes 5/5/2023
When: Friday, May 5, 8:00 PM ET
Where: PNC Arena Raleigh, NC
New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes 5/5/2023 Betting Odds:
|Devils||+1.5 (-275)||5.5 o (+121)||+104|
|Hurricanes||-1.5 (+230)||5.5 u (-133)||-115|
Game 2. Give it everything we got.
🏒: 8 PM
🎧: Devils Hockey Network
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New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils managed to lose in the previous game against the Carolina Hurricanes with a final score of 5-1. 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 in total along with 56 helpers. On defense, 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.
The Carolina Hurricanes are coming here on a two-game winning streak, and have won three games out of their last 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 so far while assisting 43 times. Defense-wise, the Hurricanes are allowing opponents to score an average of 2.55 goals in every game played.
Players to watch: Sebastian Aho C (G 4, A 4, PTS 8, Brent Burns D (G 0, A 5, PTS 5, Stefan Noesen RW (G 2, A 3, PTS 5.
New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey’s last 6 games.
New Jersey are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Devils are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Carolina.
New Jersey are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Carolina.
New Jersey are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan Division.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey’s last 9 games played in May.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina’s last 6 games.
Carolina are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina’s last 6 games against New Jersey.
Carolina are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Carolina are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Carolina’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan Division.
Devils vs Hurricanes Betting Picks
The Carolina Hurricanes are definitely strong and proved their prowess in the previous matchup. The Devils are desperate to make up for their defeat in the last game and will be putting their best foot forward here. The New Jersey Devils will be winning this game as predicted by the best NHL betting lines.
Score Prediction: Devils 4, Hurricanes 3.