Bruins on the road vs. the Canes
The Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes have played to three straight OVER results at the sportsbooks as those teams meet in NHL betting action Monday.
The Bruins and Hurricanes have split their last 10 meetings at five wins apiece, but Carolina has the edge at 5-2 in the last seven games between the Eastern teams.
The UNDER has paid out once in their past five matchups.
The Bruins will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 12-6-1 this season, while the Hurricanes are 8-8-4. Boston is 3-10-6 against the total, while Carolina is 6-13-1 versus the number.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Hurricanes as 134 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 10-rated Bruins taking on the No. 24-rated Hurricanes in this contest.
The Bruins were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Carolina was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Blues. They lost as +235 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 28-ranked offense (1.95 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 1.89 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 13.16% rate while the Bruins have a 86.67% rate on the penalty kill.
Boston at New York, Tuesday, November 19th
Carolina at Detroit, Thursday, November 21st