Carolina Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL odds

Pittsburgh PenguinsCarolina Hurricanes
Feb 28, 7:00 PM | PNC Arena

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds

13-7-0TEAM RECORD9-8-1

The Carolina Hurricanes will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Pittsburgh Penguins invade PNC Arena on Thursday.

The Hurricanes sport records of 9-8-1 heading into this matchup, while the Penguins sit at 13-7 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-8 for the Hurricanes and 12-8 for the Penguins.

View Pittsburgh vs Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Hurricanes in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of +124 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 16 (Hurricanes) and the No. 3 (Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Carolina's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 15.7% while the Penguins defense kills off 78.8% of their penalties.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Panthers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at +140 were rewarded, while the 10 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Carolina was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Capitals. They lost as +144 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Florida are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Penguins at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Carolina's last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Montreal, Saturday, March 2
Carolina home to Florida, Saturday, March 2