Carolina Hurricanes (6-5-1) at Arizona Coyotes (6-5-0)
|Date & Time||Friday November 2, 2018, 10:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Arizona Coyotes -115 / Carolina Hurricanes +104 --- Over/Under: 5.5
The Carolina Hurricanes pay a visit to the Arizona Coyotes in a Friday NHL showdown.
The Carolina Hurricanes are looking to avoid a three game skid after dropping a 3-2 decision to visiting Boston on Tuesday. Carolina received power play goals from Michael Ferland and Dougie Hamilton while Scott Darling absorbed the loss with three goals allowed on 31 shots.
Brad Marchand paced the Bruins offense with a second period power play tally and the winner in the third with David Pastrnak adding a power play goal. Patrice Bergeron posted a trio of assists and Jaroslav Halak stopped 42 shots to get the win for Boston.
The Arizona Coyotes have been at the top of their game with four consecutive victories after downing Ottawa 5-1 on Tuesday. The Senators only goal came off the stick of Alex Formenton in the second while Mike Condon gave up three goals on eleven shots before Craig Anderson stopped 22-24 shots in relief.
The balanced Arizona offense received goals from Alex Galenyuk, Brad Richardson, Derek Stepan, Richard Panik and Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Galenyuk also had an assist for the Coyotes to make the 25 saves of Antti Raanta an easy winner.
Under is 4-0 in Hurricanes last 4 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and under is 5-0 in Hurricanes last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and Hurricanes are 4-0 in their last 4 Friday games. Coyotes are 4-0 in their last 4 overall and under is 6-0 in Coyotes last 6 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and Coyotes are 7-1 in their last 8 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game. Hurricanes are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Arizona and under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Arizona and Hurricanes are 7-2 in the last 9 meetings.
The way Arizona has played at both ends of the ice has been outstanding which has me favoring the Coyotes pending goalies…