NY Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/23/2023]

NY Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/23/2023]

The Carolina Hurricanes will face the NY Islanders in NHL action at PNC Arena on Saturday, beginning at 7:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth betting preview for Saturday's Islanders vs. Hurricanes matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Islanders vs. Hurricanes Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the result of Saturday's NHL matchup between the Islanders and Hurricanes 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Hurricanes a 59% chance of defeating the Islanders.

According to our model, the Islanders (+1.5) have a 62% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals has a 54% chance of going under.

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Islanders vs. Hurricanes Odds

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

Bet Type Islanders Hurricanes
Puck Line +1.5 (-160) -1.5 (+136)
Moneyline +146 -175
Total o6 (-115) u6 (-102)
  • The Hurricanes are -1.5 favorites versus the Islanders, with +136 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Islanders (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -160.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Hurricanes at -175. That means you can risk $175 to win $100 for a total payout of $275 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Islanders at +146, where you can bet $100 to profit $146, earning a total payout of $246 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored sits at 6 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -115, while DraftKings currently has the best odds for the Under at -102.

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

As always, check out the sports betting sites you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Islanders vs. Hurricanes Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to make on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Islanders +1.5 -160
Moneyline Islanders +146
Total Under 6 -102


While the Hurricanes are more likely to win the game, betting on the Islanders moneyline is the best option because of the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability as a bettor.

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on world-class simulations and gambling intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Islanders vs. Hurricanes Player Props

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

According to our model, Carolina's Sebastian Aho is most likely to score the first goal in Islanders vs. Hurricanes.

Our projections give Aho a 7.5% chance of scoring the first goal at PNC Arena, while the Hurricanes star is a 34.9% chance of registering an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

NY Islanders

Player First Goal Probability
Brock Nelson 6.6%
Bo Horvat 6.4%
Anders Lee 4.3%
Kyle Palmieri 3.9%
Noah Dobson 3.4%

Carolina Hurricanes

Player First Goal Probability
Sebastian Aho 7.5%
Seth Jarvis 5.1%
Martin Necas 5.0%
Teuvo Teravainen 4.8%
Andrei Svechnikov 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

NY Islanders

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Brock Nelson 30.1%
Bo Horvat 29.8%
Anders Lee 21.8%
Kyle Palmieri 20.3%
Mathew Barzal 18.4%

Carolina Hurricanes

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Sebastian Aho 34.9%
Teuvo Teravainen 25.6%
Seth Jarvis 25.2%
Martin Necas 24.5%
Andrei Svechnikov 23.1%
Remember, our model updates regularly, so keep checking this page for any changes to our betting insights before the Islanders vs. Hurricanes on Saturday December 23, 2023.

Islanders vs. Hurricanes Game Information

Saturday's matchup between the Hurricanes and Islanders at PNC Arena is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM ET.


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