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Carolina Hurricanes

Pittsburgh Penguins
32-32-11 April 01, 2014, 07:00 PM | Consol Energy Centre 48-22-5



The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Carolina Hurricanes invade Consol Energy Centre on Tuesday.

This season the Penguins are 48-22-5 overall while the Hurricanes are 32-32-11. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 34-35-6 on the OU, and Carolina is 29-39-7.View Carolina Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.

The Hurricanes were listed as 186 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday at BetOnline.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Penguins and the No. 24-ranked Hurricanes, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, Carolina was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 4-1 winner at home against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 5-ranked offense (3.09 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 23.17% rate while the Hurricanes have a 82.46% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Hurricanes at Penguins trends to consider:
Carolina is 6-12-1 SU in its last 19 games
Carolina is 4-8-1 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Carolina


Next up:
Carolina home to Dallas, Thursday, April 3rd
Pittsburgh at Winnipeg, Thursday, April 3rd

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