Hurricanes vs. Rangers NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at PNC Arena on Thursday, May 16 features the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Rangers playing at 7:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, Max, SNE, SNO, SN360, CBC, and TVAS. The Rangers are up 3-2 in the series. The Rangers are underdogs (+136) in this game against the Hurricanes (-162).

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SNE, SNO, SN360, CBC, and TVAS
  • Where: PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SNE, SNO, SN360, CBC, and TVAS
  • Favorite: Hurricanes (-162)
  • Underdog: Rangers (+136)
  • Over/under: 5.5

Hurricanes and Rangers Betting Trends

  • Carolina’s games this season have gone over this matchup’s total of 5.5 goals 45 times.
  • New York and its opponent have combined to score more than 5.5 goals in 55 of 91 games this season.
  • The teams combine to score 6.8 goals per game, 1.3 more than this game’s total.
  • These teams together allow 5.3 goals per game, 0.2 fewer than this game’souting’s over/under.
  • The Hurricanes have won 63.9% of their games this season when they’ve been a moneyline favorite (53-30).
  • The Rangers have been listed as an underdog 19 times this season, and won 12, or 63.2%, of those games.

Hurricanes Stats & Insights

  • The Hurricanes offense’s 277 total goals (3.4 per game) are ranked eighth in the league this year.
  • On defense, the Hurricanes are one of the best units in NHL action, allowing 211 goals to rank fourth.
  • With a +66 goal differential, they’re ranked second-best in the NHL.
  • The Hurricanes connect on 10.1% of their shots, ranking 15th in the NHL.
  • The Hurricanes have shut out opponents eight times, averaging 16.9 hits and 11.4 blocked shots per game this season.
  • In their past 10 games, the Hurricanes have gone 6-1-3 to earn 65.0% of the possible points.
  • They have scored 35 goals during that span.
  • Defensively, the Hurricanes have given up 27 goals (2.7 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Rangers Stats & Insights

  • The Rangers’ 278 total goals (3.4 per game) are the seventh-most in the NHL.
  • The Rangers’ 226 total goals given up (2.8 per game) are the seventh-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their seventh-best goal differential is +52.
  • The 10.8% shooting percentage the Rangers have amassed ranks ninth in the league.
  • The Rangers have shut out their opponent six times this season. As a team, they are averaging 24.2 hits and 15.7 blocked shots per game.
  • In their past 10 matchups, the Rangers have gone 8-2-0 to earn 90.0% of the possible points.
  • They have averaged 3.4 goals per game (34 total) over that stretch.
  • Over on the defensive side, the Rangers have given up 2.2 goals per game (22 total) in those 10 matchups.

Hurricanes Key Players to Watch

  • One of Carolina’s leading offensive players this season is Sebastian Aho, who has 89 points (36 goals, 53 assists) and plays an average of 18:40 per game.
  • Through 67 games, Jake Guentzel has 30 goals and 47 assists.
  • Pyotr Kochetkov (23-13-4) has a goals against average of 2.3 on the season, and 939 saves. His .911 save percentage ranks 17th in the league.

Hurricanes Player Props

  • Sebastian Aho Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -190, Under Odds: +145)
  • Sebastian Aho Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +114, Under Odds: -145)
  • Jake Guentzel Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -230, Under Odds: +175)
  • Jake Guentzel Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -120, Under Odds: -110)
  • Seth Jarvis Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -140, Under Odds: +110)
  • Seth Jarvis Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +150, Under Odds: -195)

Rangers Key Players to Watch

  • Artemi Panarin is a leading scorer for New York, with 120 points this season. He has put up 49 goals and 71 assists in 82 games.
  • Vincent Trocheck has made a big impact for New York this season with 77 points, thanks to 25 goals and 52 assists.
  • Igor Shesterkin has a 36-17-2 record this season, with a .912 save percentage (16th in the league). In 55 games, he has 1465 saves, and has conceded 141 goals (2.6 goals against average).

Rangers Player Props

  • Artemi Panarin Points Prop: 1.50 (Over Odds: +180, Under Odds: -238)
  • Artemi Panarin Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -125, Under Odds: -105)
  • Vincent Trocheck Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -175, Under Odds: +135)
  • Vincent Trocheck Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +110, Under Odds: -140)
  • Chris Kreider Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -135, Under Odds: +105)
  • Chris Kreider Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +160, Under Odds: -210)

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Injuries

  • Hurricanes: Brett Pesce: Lower Body (Out), Jesper Fast: Upper Body (Out For Season)
  • Rangers: Blake Wheeler: Lower Body (Out For Season)

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Pick Em

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Hurricanes 4 – Rangers 2

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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