Carolina Hurricanes vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Matchup Report
Winnipeg Jets vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds
The Carolina Hurricanes will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Winnipeg Jets invade PNC Arena on Thursday.
Carolina will face the 6-8-1 Jets. In totals betting, the Hurricanes are 7-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jets are 6-9 favoring the OVER.
The visitors opened as +-152 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
This game puts the Hurricanes, most recently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Jets, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 7-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 16.9% rate while the Jets have a 68.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Winnipeg won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Sabres on February 19. Bettors who backed the Jets at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Hurricanes were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 1-9
After playing Buffalo are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Jets at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 7 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games on the road
Winnipeg is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Carolina
Carolina is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games when playing Winnipeg
Carolina is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games at home
Winnipeg at Philadelphia, Saturday, February 23
Carolina home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, February 23