Chicago Blackhawks vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at RBC Center on Friday as host Carolina battles the Chicago Blackhawks in hockey odds action.
Carolina will face the 5-1-2 Blackhawks. In totals betting, the Hurricanes are 4-4-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blackhawks are 4-4 favoring the OVER.
Hockey odds makers opened the Hurricanes as +115 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 24-ranked Hurricanes and the No. 2-rated Blackhawks in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 15-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 15.2% rate while the Blackhawks have a 91.3% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Ducks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -150 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Carolina was a 3-2 loser at home against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at +155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Anaheim are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Blackhawks at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Chicago is 2-8-1 SU in its last 11 games ,when playing Carolina
Chicago is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing on the road against Carolina
Carolina5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
Carolina8-2-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Carolina's last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games
Chicago home to Columbus, Saturday, October 29
Carolina at Philadelphia, Saturday, October 29