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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds
The Carolina Hurricanes battle the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday in NHL betting action at PNC Arena.
This season the Hurricanes are 7-4-1 overall while the Maple Leafs are 8-5. As for the totals, Carolina is 7-5 on the OU, and Toronto is 6-7.
The visitors opened as +-142 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.
The Hurricanes - Maple Leafs odds would favor the Hurricanes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Carolina is rated No. 16 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 18.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 6-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 17% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 79.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Toronto won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Flyers on February 11. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Carolina was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Devils. Bettors on Carolina at +136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Maple Leafs at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing Carolina
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Carolina's last 7 games when playing Toronto
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Toronto home to Ottawa, Saturday, February 16
Carolina at Montreal, Monday, February 18