Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds
The visiting Bruins hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at PNC Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Hurricanes are 2-2 so far on the season. The Bruins, meanwhile, are 3-0-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Carolina go 2-2 and the Bruins go 2-2 on the totals.
Sportsbooks had set the Hurricanes as +114 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 18-rated Hurricanes and the No. 8-ranked Bruins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 16-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 15% rate while the Bruins have a 100% rate on the penalty kill.
The Bruins were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -190 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Carolina, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +140 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing NY Islanders are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Bruins at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Carolina
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 16 games on the road
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games when playing Boston
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston home to New Jersey, Tuesday, January 29
Carolina home to Ottawa, Friday, February 1