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Hurricanes open as moneyline underdog vs Capitals

Carolina HurricanesWashington Capitals
March 12, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals Odds

14-9-1TEAM RECORD10-13-1

The Capitals get a visit from the Carolina Hurricanes in hockey action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Capitals currently sports a record of 10-13-1. The Hurricanes are 14-9-1. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 10-12-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Hurricanes have gone 14-10 against the number.

View Carolina vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Capitals in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -121 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Capitals at No. 22 and the Hurricanes at No. 12 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 13-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 25.6% rate while the Hurricanes have a 78.9% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at -130 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Rangers on March 10. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Hurricanes at Capitals trends to consider:
Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Carolina
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Carolina

Next up:
Carolina home to Washington, Thursday, March 14

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