Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils 5-7-23 NHL Odds, Tips and Prediction

Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils 5/7/23 – On Sunday, the Carolina Hurricanes will travel to Prudential Center and attempt to defeat the New Jersey Devils in Game 3 of their series. The Hurricanes currently lead 2-0. Keep an eye on the latest NHL betting picks as your reference when placing bets.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils

Date & Time: Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET

Location: Prudential Center Newark, NJ

TV: TBS

Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils 5/7/23 Betting Odds

Hurricanes

Moneyline: +116

Puckline: +1.5 (-240)

Total: 5.5 over (+116)

Devils

Moneyline: -128

Puckline: -1.5 (+200)

Total: 5.5 under (-128)

Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils Analysis

After earning a 6-1 win against the Devils in Game 2, the Carolina Hurricanes should feel confident heading into Game 3. Carolina had eight minutes in the box during this outing. The Hurricanes had a fantastic offensive outing and it showed in this victory. Additionally, they had two opportunities with more players on the ice and managed to score one goal from each opportunity. At this matchup, they were successful in scoring on six out of the 35 shots they attempted to score with. At even strength, the Hurricanes have allowed opponents to score 170 goals while they scored 212 themselves. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have attempted 256 power play plays and scored 40 goals on these attempts. Regarding their scoring, the Carolina Hurricanes have recorded 262 goals this season while giving up 210. Carolina has taken 2,852 shots with an overall shooting percentage of 9.2% and currently have 113 points for their current campaign with a points percentage of 0.689. The Hurricanes have faced 2,132 shots at them and have registered an impressive save percentage of 0.902. Carolina enters each game with 253 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals through them for an effective percentage of 19.76%.Frederik Andersen will serve as goaltender in this game, having seen action in 479 professional hockey matches over his career and amassing an overall record of 282-125-52 while starting 465 times.

Game 2 saw New Jersey Devils have three power play opportunities but failed to convert. Of their 29 shots on goal taken, however, one goal was scored by them. The Devils currently stand with 234 goals at even strength and 49 power play goals to their credit. New Jersey has fired 2,821 shots at opponents for an overall shooting percentage of 10.24% while taking 2,315 of their own shots. The New Jersey Devils have amassed 289 goals and 112 points during this campaign, recording an overall points percentage of 0.683. They allowed for 222 goals to be scored against them, 182 at even strength and 40 while they had less men on the ice. They have taken advantage of all 224 power play opportunities they’ve had and amassed a power play percentage of 21.88%. They have posted an 82.61% penalty kill rate against 230 power play attempts from their opponents and boast an outstanding save percentage of 90.4%. The goalkeeper¬† will be Akira Schmid who holds an overall lifetime record of 9-9-2 after participating in 24 contests, and has made 9 quality starts during his professional career. His quality start percentage stands at 50.0% with 9 quality starts tallied as part of this figure.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils Against the Spread

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.

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.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New Jersey Devils Free Pick

The New Jersey Devils should be considered favorites at home when trailing 0-2, as this game should be an absolute must win game for them in this series. Still, the Hurricanes have been the superior team this season according to NHL online experts. They trounced the Devils in both games outscoring them 11-2 combined. 

Free Pick: Carolina Hurricanes +116