Devils vs Hurricanes Hockey Game Preview

New Jersey DevilsCarolina Hurricanes
March 21, 7:00 PM | PNC Arena

New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds

13-11-6TEAM RECORD15-12-2

The visiting Devils hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at PNC Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Carolina battles the Devils, currently with a 13-11-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 14-15 for the Hurricanes and 14-13-3 for the Devils.

View New Jersey vs Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Devils listed earlier today as underdogs of +-121 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Hurricanes, most recently No. 12 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Devils, who rate a No. 20 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 11-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 13.1% rate while the Devils have a 80.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +107 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at +162 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing NY Rangers are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Devils at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games on the road
New Jersey is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing Carolina
New Jersey is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 5 games
Carolina is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games when playing New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey home to Florida, Saturday, March 23
Carolina home to Winnipeg, Tuesday, March 26

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