Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Devils vs. Hurricanes NHL Odds
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(23-50-7) New Jersey Devils vs. Carolina Hurricanes (45-30-5)
Date: Thursday, April 28
Time: 7:07 PM ET
Venue: American Airlines Center
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Devils +265 Hurricanes -340(Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: New Jersey +1.5 +105/ Hurricanes -1.5 -125
NHL Betting Total: O/U 6.5
The New Jersey Devils and Carolina Hurricanes face off on Thursday in an NHL game at PNC Arena. When these two teams faced off on April 23fd it was the Hurricanes that won 3-2 in overtime.
New Jersey Devils
The Devils sit with a 22-44-9 record overall and away from home they have gone 11-25-4. In the last game against the Ottawa Senators, the Devils scored four goals and that led to the one goal defeat.
The Devils are averaging 2.98 runs per game while giving up 3.64 goals per game. The offense is ranked 19th in the league while their defense is ranked 29th. In this game, the defense is going to need to be a lot better.
Jesper Bratt has been the top player for the Devils scoring 25 goals and adding 46 assists for 71 total points. Nico Hischier has also scored 21 goals and added another 38 assists so far this year.
On the other side of this matchup is the Carolina Hurricanes who sit with a 55-20-8 record overall and at home this season they have gone 28-8-4. The Hurricanes have won five games in a row including the last game against the New York Rangers 4-3.
The Hurricanes are averaging 3.37 goals per game while giving up 2.43 goals per game. THe offense is ranked 9th best in the league while their defense is ranked 1st. They are giving up only 28.2 shots per game which is 1st in the league.
Sebastian Aho has been the top player for the Hurricanes scoring 37 goals and adding another 43 assists for 80 points. Andrei Svechnikov is also having a big season scoring 30 goals and adding 39 assists.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Hurricanes are 5-0 in their last 5 overall.
- Hurricanes are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Metropolitan.
- Hurricanes are 4-1 in their last 5 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
- Hurricanes are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Devils are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. Metropolitan.
- Devils are 5-22 in their last 27 vs. Eastern Conference.
Free New Jersey Devils vs. Carolina Hurricanes NHL Prediction
The last game between these two teams was close, and I expect that will be the case again in this game. Look for the Devils defense to be better in this game, and that will be enough for New Jersey to keep it close. Back New Jersey +1.5.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: New Jersey +1.5
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