Hurricanes vs. Rangers Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6

Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round will see the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers meet on Thursday, May 16, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, Max, SNE, SNO, SN360, CBC, and TVAS. The Rangers are up 3-2. Oddsmakers favor the Hurricanes in this matchup, listing them -159 odds on the moneyline against the Rangers (+135).

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Before this matchup, here is who we predict to emerge victorious in Thursday’s NHL Playoffs Second Round action.

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Predictions for Thursday

Our computer model for this contest predicts a final score of Hurricanes 4, Rangers 2.

  • Moneyline Pick: Hurricanes (-159)
  • Total Pick: Over 5.5 (computer predicts 6.1 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Pick Em

Hurricanes Splits and Trends

  • The Hurricanes are 8-10-18 in overtime games on their way to a 52-23-7 overall record.
  • Carolina has 39 points (17-9-5) in the 31 games it has played that were decided by one goal.
  • Looking at the 12 times this season the Hurricanes finished a game with only one goal, they have a 2-7-3 record, good for seven points.
  • Carolina has scored exactly two goals in 12 games this season (2-7-3 record, seven points).
  • The Hurricanes have scored more than two goals in 66 games (54-8-4, 112 points).
  • In the 38 games when Carolina has scored a lone power-play goal, it has a 26-9-3 record (55 points).
  • In the 71 games when it outshot its opponent, Carolina is 43-20-8 (94 points).
  • The Hurricanes have been outshot by opponents 15 times, and went 13-1-1 (27 points).

Rangers Splits and Trends

  • The Rangers have a record of 55-23-4 this season and are 14-4-18 in overtime games.
  • New York has earned 47 points (23-5-1) in its 29 games that finished with a one-goal margin.
  • This season the Rangers recorded only one goal in nine games and have gone 2-7-0 (four points).
  • New York has 19 points (9-9-1) when scoring two goals this season.
  • The Rangers have scored at least three goals 62 times, earning 105 points from those matchups (51-8-3).
  • This season, New York has scored a lone power-play goal in 37 games has a record of 25-12-0 in those matchups.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, New York is 36-14-3 (75 points).
  • The Rangers have been outshot by opponents in 36 games, going 25-10-1 to record 51 points.

Team Stats Comparison

Hurricanes Rank Hurricanes AVG Rangers AVG Rangers Rank
8th 3.38 Goals Scored 3.39 7th
4th 2.57 Goals Allowed 2.76 7th
3rd 33.3 Shots 31.5 12th
1st 25.6 Shots Allowed 29.5 10th
2nd 26.91% Power Play % 26.42% 3rd
1st 86.43% Penalty Kill % 84.48% 3rd

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SNE, SNO, SN360, CBC, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Where: PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina

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