Moneyline favors Canucks in battle with Hurricanes
|13-12-5||December 09, 2013, 10:00 PM | Rogers Arena||17-10-5|
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Vancouver and Carolina on Monday, with the host Canucks trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Vancouver will face the 13-12-5 Hurricanes. In totals betting, the Canucks are 9-17-6 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Hurricanes are 11-15-4 favoring the OVER.
View Carolina Hurricanes vs Vancouver Canucks Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to back visiting Carolina before puck drop in this match found them as 186-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, ccording to BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 27-rated Hurricanes taking on the No. 8-rated Canucks in this contest.
Carolina won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Sharks on December 6. Bettors who backed the Hurricanes at +155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Vancouver won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Avalanche on December 8. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 18-ranked offense (2.69 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 14.42% rate while the Hurricanes have a 80.58% rate on the penalty kill.
Carolina at Edmonton, Tuesday, December 10th
Vancouver home to Edmonton, Friday, December 13th