Hockey odds preview - Carolina vs. Toronto
Carolina Hurricanes vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Toronto and Carolina on Monday, with the host Maple Leafs trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
This season the Maple Leafs are 4-4 overall while the Hurricanes are 3-4. As for the totals, Toronto is 4-4 on the OU, and Carolina is 4-3.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Toronto sat as -105 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
This game matches up the No. 18 (Maple Leafs) and the No. 22 (Hurricanes) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 16-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 14.3% rate while the Hurricanes have a 69.7% rate on the penalty kill.
Carolina lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Flyers on February 2. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -126 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -145 were rewarded, while the 1 goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Hurricanes at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Carolina is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Carolina is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Carolina's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Carolina
Carolina at Ottawa, Thursday, February 7
Toronto at Washington, Tuesday, February 5