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NHL Betting Preview - Carolina Hurricanes Underdogs vs Detroit Red Wings at Detroit

The Carolina Hurricanes will look to grab a road win when they take on the Red Wings in Detroit at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -167 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Wings to win this game 4-1.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings are 4-2-0 so far on the season. The Carolina Hurricanes, meanwhile, are 1-2-2. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Detroit go 3-2-1 and the Hurricanes go 4-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Carolina injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Red Wings rated this week at No. 7 and the Carolina Hurricanes sitting at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 3.33 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 27 at 4 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 19.23% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 90% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -131 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Detroit was a 3-0 winner in its last match at home against the Sharks. They won as favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina's last 7 games
  • Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to New York, Friday, October 28th
Detroit at St. Louis, Thursday, October 27th