Carolina Hurricanes vs Montreal Canadiens Odds
The Carolina Hurricanes will look to grab a road win when they take on the Canadiens in Montreal at Bell Centre on Wednesday in hockey odds action.
This season the Canadiens are 7-7-3 overall while the Hurricanes are 6-9-3. As for the totals, Montreal is 6-8-3 on the OU, and Carolina is 11-6-1.
Sportsbooks had set the Canadiens as -140 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
This game puts the Canadiens, most recently No. 11 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Hurricanes, who rate a No. 26 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 22-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.5 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 12.3% rate while the Hurricanes have a 81.9% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Carolina was a 5-3 loser at home against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Canadiens were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Islanders are 4-6
After playing Buffalo are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Hurricanes at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Carolina's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing Montreal
Carolina is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Carolina's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Montreal's last 14 games when playing at home against Carolina
Montreal is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Montreal is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Carolina
Carolina home to Buffalo, Friday, November 18
Montreal at NY Islanders, Thursday, November 17