Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders 4-23-23 NHL Odds, Tips and Best Picks

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders 4/23/23 – The Carolina Hurricanes hit the road as they travel to take on New York Islanders for Game 4 of their best-of-seven opening round series Sunday afternoon. So far in this series, home teams have won three contests. The Carolina Hurricanes currently lead 2-1. New York Islanders are hoping to be tied up at home ice as per the NHL betting lines.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders

Date & Time: Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET

Location: UBS Arena Elmont, NY


Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders 4/23/23s Betting Odds


Moneyline: +105

Puckline: +1.5 (-275)

Total: 5 over (-127)


Moneyline: -116

Puckline: -1.5 (+230)

Total: 5 under (+115)

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders Analysis

In Game 3, the Carolina Hurricanes suffered an embarrassing 5-1 defeat against the New York Islanders. Although their offensive efforts did not show much improvement; only 1 out of 31 shots attempted was converted during this matchup. Carolina had four power play attempts but were unable to capitalize. Additionally, they spent 40 minutes in their opponent’s box. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have amassed 256 power play attempts and scored 40 goals through them, leading to 2,132 shots against them and earning them an save percentage of 0.902. Carolina Hurricanes have attempted 2,852 shots and boast a shooting percentage of 9.2% when playing even strength hockey, allowing opponents to score 170 goals while scoring 212 themselves. Carolina has had 253 power play opportunities this season and have scored 50 of them, giving them an accuracy rate of 19.76%. They have earned 113 points this year and their points percentage currently sits at 0.689. Carolina Hurricanes’ goal scoring prowess has seen them score 262 goals this season while conceding only 215. Antti Raanta will defend the goal in this matchup. Raanta has served as goaltender in 253 pro hockey games with a win/loss record of 127-73-27 and 231 starting assignments as starter.

Game 3 saw the New York Islanders seize five power play opportunities and score on all five attempts, scoring 5 out of the 37 shots on goal they attempted. New York has amassed 2,524 shots for a shot percentage of 9.59% while allowing 2,544 shots from their opponent. They have maintained an 82.19% penalty kill rate on 219 power play opportunities of the other team while their save percentage stands at 91.5%. They have amassed 222 power play opportunities and boast a 15.77% power play rate. As of now, the Islanders have scored 207 goals at even strength with 35 goals being scored on their power play advantage. New York Islanders have allowed 217 goals this season, consisting of both even strength goals and 39 goals while less men on the ice. Islanders have earned 242 goals, 93 points, and an overall points percentage of 0.567. Ilya Sorokin can often be found defending his goal on the ice. Teams have averaged 2.34 goals per game; his total goals allowed come out at 309. His percentage of quality starts is 70.7% with 94 quality starts in his professional career.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Carolina’s last 13 games. Carolina are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games. Carolina are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against NY Islanders. Carolina are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road. Carolina are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders’ last 5 games. NY Islanders are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home. NY Islanders are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Carolina. The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference. The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’ last 7 games played in April.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders Free Pick

Home ice advantage has dictated how this series has unfolded. The Islanders have excelled at protecting their end of the ice. Sorokin will give the Islanders their second win to even out their series according to NHL betting trends.

Free Pick: New York Islanders -1.5 (+230)