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Carolina Hurricanes vs. New Jersey Devils

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Carolina Hurricanes and the New Jersey Devils meet at Prudential Center.

The Hurricanes were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -127 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

New Jersey lost its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Red Wings on March 7. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

New Jersey:
Team record: 27-24-13 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Carolina
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Carolina
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Carolina:
Team record: 27-27-9 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games on the road
is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing New Jersey
is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against New Jersey

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Carolina home to NY Rangers, Tuesday, March 11
New Jersey at Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 11