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Washington favored by -150 against Carolina on Tuesday

Carolina HurricanesWashington Capitals
March 6, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals Odds

24-27-14TEAM RECORD32-28-5

Carolina pays a visit to Washington on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Capitals bats in hockey action at Verizon Center.

The Capitals bring a 32-28-5 record to the battle against the 24-27-14 Hurricanes. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 31-30-4 so far and the Hurricanes go 34-27-4.

View Carolina vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Washington sat as -150 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Capitals - Hurricanes odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Carolina is at No. 27.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 14-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 27 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 16.5% rate while the Hurricanes have a 78% rate on the penalty kill.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Lightning on March 3. Bettors who backed the Lightning at +157 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Washington lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Flyers on March 4. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Hurricanes at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Carolina's last 12 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
Carolina is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington
Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 12 games when playing Carolina
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina
Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Carolina

Next up:
Carolina at Buffalo, Wednesday, March 7
Washington home to Tampa Bay, Thursday, March 8

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