On February 14 the fans of New Jersey Devils and Carolina Hurricanes will enjoy the game of the NHL next round between their teams. New Jersey is the outsider this year and nothing seems to save the team of Alain Nasreddine. Will Carolina use their chance to reach the play-offs? – Read our prediction below.

Devils vs Hurricanes Score Prediction: 3 : 5

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New Jersey Devils

The Devils lost to the Panthers in the last game, however, they were able to impose a fight – as a result, the meeting ended with the score 3:5. Away, the wards of Nasreddine have already won two victories in a row, in the match with the Senators they scored three goals, and five in the game with the Flyers, moreover, that they left their goal dry. They play in the same division as the Hurricanes and occupy the last place there with 50 points in their asset.

The Devils are the outsiders of the championship, over the past few years they can not get into the playoffs, always occupying the last places. This season is no exception. At the moment, they are located at 14th position in the standings of the Eastern Conference. In the 10 latest games, they suffered 7 defeats. This indicates that they are in a terrible phase and are not yet ready to compete with strong opponents.

New Jersey Devils scores very little, having one of the weakest statistics in the League on this indicator. On average, they score no more than three goals in a match.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Brind’Amore’s team made terrible mistakes in the last match with the Stars – horribly playing in defense, conceding two goals in the minority and one into an empty net. The Hurricanes won three victories in their arena over the past five games, though two after a series of shootouts; in three games in a row they scored three goals or more. In the Capital Division Carolina is in sixth place with 67 points.

Carolina Hurricanes was outside the playoffs, although having a pretty good start to the season. They held a leading position for a long time. However, in extreme matches, the Hurricanes can not boast of stable results. Now they are placed on the ninth line in the standings of the Eastern Conference, on their account 67 points scored.

It is worth noting that the players of Rod Brind’Amore have excellent statistics of their performances at home. In the last 9 matches they suffered only 2 defeats. They lost only to Anaheim Ducks (1-2) after OT and Vegas Golden Knights with a minimum gap in the score (3-4).

Betting Tips Statistic

  • New Jersey has a slight statistical advantage in the last 10 matches with Carolina having 6 wins. The Hurricanes lost 6 times once been defeated in the shootouts.
  • Both teams feel themselves not secure in the last 5 matches, each having three wins in their assets
  • The Devils won 12 away games out of 27 this season
  • The Hurricanes are pretty confident at home having 18 wins in the 27 matches.

Injuries reports

  • New Jersey Devils: S. Vatanen, N. Hischier (?).
  • Carolina Hurricanes: D. Hamilton.

Devils vs Hurricanes Prediction

Carolina is a strong middle placed team who fights for getting into the play-off stage. Brind’Amor guys have no right to make a mistake, so they will give all the best in this game. They will have two advantages, playing at the home ice and having a rest of 2 days more than their opponents. The Devils will come tired, because a while ago they had a tense fight against Detroit. It will be very hard to recover in such a short period of time.

Our prediction: Carolina Hurricanes will win.

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At what time are the teams to play?
The game time is February 14, 2020, 7:00 PM ET

Where to watch the game?
S-Carolina, MSG+, ESPN+

What are the teams’ positions in the standings?
New Jersey is the 14th team in the Eastern Conference and Carolina is the 9th team in the Eastern Conference

How many wins and losses do the teams have?
The Devils have 21 win and 25 losses. The Hurricanes have 32 wins and 21 loss.