New York Rangers vs. Carolina Hurricanes - 11/10/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Carolina Hurricanes (6-8-0) at New York Rangers (10-2-2)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: New York Rangers / Carolina Hurricanes --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSS, MSG+
The Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers square off Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Carolina Hurricanes look for a nice road win after splitting their last 10 games. The Carolina Hurricanes are averaging 2.1 goals and are scoring on 13 percent of their power plays. Justin Faulk leads Carolina with five goals, Kris Versteeg has eight assists and Eric Staal has 37 shots on goal. Defensively, Carolina Hurricanes are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 78.1 percent of their power play chances. Cam Ward has allowed 25 goals on 269 shots faced and Eddie Lack has given up 12 goals on 89 shots. Ward has given up eight goals in his last three games.
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The New York Rangers look to stay hot after winning five straight games. The New York Rangers are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 17.1 percent of their power plays. Mats Zuccarello leads New York with seven goals, Kevin Hayes has six assists and Oscar Lindberg has 25 shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Rangers are allowing 1.7 goals per game and are killing 86.4 percent of their power play chances. Antti Raanta has allowed two goals on 85 shots faced and Henrik Lundqvist has given up 20 goals on 361 shots. Lundqvist has given up four goals in his last three games.
The Hurricanes are 9-24 in their last 33 games following a win and 6-1 in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest. The Rangers are 5-0 in their last 5 home games and 42-20 in their last 62 vs. Eastern Conference. The Hurricanes are 7-19-1 in the last 27 meetings in New York and 7-22 in the last 29 meetings overall.
The Rangers remain probably the hottest team in the league and have lost just two home games so far this season. When you add in the Hurricanes struggles and inconsistent play, New York has to be the pick at MSG.