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Hurricanes visit Washington Capitals in NHL clash

Carolina HurricanesWashington Capitals
Jan 15, 5:00 PM | Verizon Center

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals Odds

16-23-7TEAM RECORD23-17-2

The Washington Capitals look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Hurricanes arrive at Verizon Center on Sunday.

The Capitals are 23-17-2 so far on the season. The Hurricanes, meanwhile, are 16-23-7. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 24-18 and the Hurricanes go 28-16-2 on the totals.

View Carolina vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Capitals sit at No. 11 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hurricanes sit at a No. 30 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.3 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 19.9% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 77.7% of their penalties.

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +185 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -190 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Hurricanes at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Carolina's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Carolina's last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina's last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina

Next up:
Carolina at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, January 17
Washington home to NY Islanders, Tuesday, January 17

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