Winnipeg Jets vs Carolina Hurricanes Betting Preview
Carolina Hurricanes vs Winnipeg Jets Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Winnipeg vs Carolina battle on Saturday at MTS Centre as the Jets try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Supporters of the Hurricanes have seen them go 15-15-2 so far this season, while the Jets are at 18-15-2. In totals betting, the Jets are 13-21-1, while the Hurricanes are 15-16-1.
Bettors looking to side with the Jets in this one found them earlier as -152 favorites on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The Jets sit at No. 25 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hurricanes sit at a No. 20 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winnipeg's No. 26-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 22 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 14.4% rate while the Hurricanes have a 76.6% rate on the penalty kill.
Carolina lost its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Maple Leafs on March 28. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Winnipeg, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -200 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Hurricanes at Jets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
Carolina is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Carolina's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Winnipeg's last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina
Winnipeg is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Carolina
Carolina at Montreal, Monday, April 1
Winnipeg at NY Rangers, Monday, April 1