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Moneyline Favors the Nashville Predators in Battle with the Carolina Hurricanes – Betting Odds and Pick

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Nashville and Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, with the host Predators trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes were listed as 153 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-1.2 win for the Predators. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Nashville Predators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Nashville Predators are 21-8-4 overall while the Carolina Hurricanes are 14-12-7. As for the totals, Nashville is 18-15 on the OU, and Carolina is 16-15-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Carolina injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nashville Predators rated this week at No. 2 and the Carolina Hurricanes sitting at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nashville Predators No. 4-ranked offense (3.39 goals per game) against a Carolina Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 22 at 3.21 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 26.61% rate while the Hurricanes have a 75.61% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 8-1 loser as they battled the Maple Leafs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -122 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Nashville was a 6-4 loser at home against the Jets. Bettors on Winnipeg at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games
  • Carolina is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Carolina is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Nashville
  • Carolina is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Nashville
  • Nashville is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Nashville is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nashville's last 7 games
  • Nashville is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Buffalo, Saturday, December 23rd
Nashville at Dallas, Saturday, December 23rd