Hurricanes vs Islanders Game 2 Expert Predictions

By Ian McCafferty
Carolina Hurricanes v New York Islanders - Game One
Carolina Hurricanes v New York Islanders - Game One / Bruce Bennett
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After an over time thriller in Game 1, the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Islanders return to the Barclays Center for Game 2 on Sunday afternoon.

Despite the Game 1 win for Carolina, the Islanders are favored in Game 2 with -155 moneyline odds, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

As it's always smart to hear what those in the industry have to say before placing a bet, here are some expert predictions for Sunday afternoon's game.

Islanders vs Hurricanes Game 2 Predictions

Sports Chat Place

Sports Chat Place believes that the Islanders will get back on track and win Game 2. New York has only given up one goal in each of its last four games and that stellar defense should be able to help even up the series.

Picks Wise

Picks Wise likes the Islanders to win as well. They note that Rob Lehner has been fantastic in goal for New York and will stifle the Hurricanes again, but this time in an Islanders' win.

USA Today: Sportsbook Wire

Esten McLaren also has the Islanders winning Game 2 and evening up the series. McLaren says that Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek has been inconsistent and won't be able to put up back-to-back shutouts.

That's a clean sweet withy all three experts going with the Islanders to win Game 2 and send the series back to Carolina tied at one apiece.


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Ian McCafferty is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Ian McCafferty also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username itmccaff. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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