Hockey odds preview - Carolina vs. Boston
Carolina Hurricanes vs Boston Bruins Odds
The Boston Bruins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Carolina Hurricanes invade TD Garden on Tuesday.
The Hurricanes will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 2-2-1 this season, while the Bruins are 2-3. Carolina is 3-1-1 on the totals; Boston is 0-5.
Bettors looking to back visiting Carolina before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-185-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 5.5.
The Bruins - Hurricanes odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Carolina is at No. 17.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.6 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 5% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 81.5% of their penalties.
In their last action, Carolina was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Sabres. Bettors on Carolina at +165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Boston was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Boston at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Hurricanes at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing Boston
Carolina is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Carolina
Boston is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
Carolina at St. Louis, Friday, October 21
Boston home to Toronto, Thursday, October 20