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Carolina Hurricanes vs. NY Rangers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/5/2024]

Carolina Hurricanes vs. NY Rangers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/5/2024]

The NY Rangers will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, beginning at 4:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's full preview of Sunday's Hurricanes vs. Rangers matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Hurricanes vs. Rangers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used advanced machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Sunday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Hurricanes and Rangers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our leading predictive analytics model currently gives the Rangers a 52% chance of defeating the Hurricanes.

According to our model, the Rangers (+1.5) have a 71% chance of covering the puck line, while the over/under total of 5.5 goals has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is an elimination tournament in the NHL to decide the winner of the Stanley Cup.

A total of 16 teams, including the Hurricanes and Rangers, made the 2024 NHL Playoffs, which includes four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round of the NHL Playoffs is played as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins advancing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Hurricanes Rangers
Puck Line -1.5 (+230) +1.5 (-278)
Moneyline -113 -105
Total o5.5 (+105) u5.5 (-122)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Hurricanes vs. Rangers Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks for every game, including Hurricanes vs. Rangers. Our best NHL bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Hurricanes vs. Rangers Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Hurricanes vs. Rangers?

According to our model, NY's Mika Zibanejad is most likely to score the first goal in Hurricanes vs. Rangers.

Our projections give Zibanejad a 7.0% chance of scoring the first goal at Madison Square Garden, while the Rangers star is a 31.6% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Carolina Hurricanes

Player First Goal Probability
Sebastian Aho 5.9%
Seth Jarvis 5.0%
Jake Guentzel 4.8%
Andrei Svechnikov 4.3%
Martin Necas 3.9%

NY Rangers

Player First Goal Probability
Mika Zibanejad 7.0%
Chris Kreider 6.7%
Artemi Panarin 6.1%
Alexis Lafreniere 5.0%
Vincent Trocheck 4.1%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Carolina Hurricanes

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Sebastian Aho 28.6%
Seth Jarvis 25.6%
Jake Guentzel 24.3%
Andrei Svechnikov 24.0%
Teuvo Teravainen 20.2%

NY Rangers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 32.9%
Mika Zibanejad 31.6%
Artemi Panarin 31.2%
Alexis Lafreniere 25.6%
Vincent Trocheck 21.1%

Canes vs. Rangers Game Information

Sunday's matchup between the Rangers and Hurricanes in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to start at 4:00PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Hurricanes vs. Rangers includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live scores.


We predict the Rangers, with a 52% win probability, will likely beat the Hurricanes on Sunday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Hurricanes vs. Rangers insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are based on current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Nick Slade
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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

With a robust background as a journalist and broadcaster, Nick has been a trusted voice on major networks and channels such as Fox Sports, WCBV-TV Boston, ESPN, ABC, and others. His profound understanding of sports and betting dynamics has made him a sought-after authority in the wagering and gambling industries.

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