In the fifth match of the Stanley Cup quarter-finals, Carolina will host Tampa Bay. The match will take place at the PNC Arena on June 9th. The meeting starts at 01:30 Moscow time. Carolina – Tampa Bay: forecast, rate, odds, statistics.
In the regular season, the North Carolina team finished first in the Central Division. In 56 meetings, she managed to score 80 points.
In the 1/8 finals of the Stanley Cup, the Hurricanes played six matches with Nashville. In the debut games against the “predators” Carolina won convincing victories (5: 2; 3: 0).
Keynes then faced resistance from Nashville at Bridgestone Arena (4-5 OT; 3: 4 OT), after which Rhoda Brindamore nevertheless, the opponents from Tennessee passed (3: 2 OT; 4: 3 OT).
In the quarterfinals, Carolina lost their home games to Tampa (1: 2; 1: 2). At the Amali Arena, the hurricanes won only once (3: 2 OT). In another away match, Keynes were weaker (4: 6).
The guys from Florida finished the regular season in third place in the standings of the Central Division. In 56 matches, the team managed to earn 75 points.
The first playoff series brought together Tampu Bay with Florida. In the local derby, fans saw six matches. Four lightning games were played in regulation time.
At the start of their confrontation, “Tampa” won twice (5: 4; 3: 1), after which they merged at home (5: 6 OT) and defeated the “cats” (6: 2). In the following meetings, the “lightning” lost big (1: 4) and demolished Florida (4: 0).
Solidly “Tampa Bay” and the quarterfinals. In the first matches with Karolina the team John Cooper took over twice (2: 1; 2: 1). At the Amali Arena, the Lightning lost (2: 3 OT) and were stronger than Keynes (6: 4).
Forecast and rate
The victory of “Carolina” is estimated at 2.79, for a draw bookmakers give coefficient 4.26, and to win Tampa Bay – 2.31.
In the confrontation with “Tampa” “Carolina” does not look hopeless, but often at certain moments the “hurricanes” were simply unlucky. Now they
In the last meeting, Cooper’s team was on fire in the score, but, showing character, changed the course of the fight and won the victory (6: 4). From the match, which may be the last, I would like to expect a similar battle. Our forecast and rate – Tampa Bay will score in every period in 3.88.