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Pittsburgh Penguins Home to Hurricanes in NHL Betting Odds Action

The visiting Carolina Hurricanes hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Consol Energy Centre against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Pittsburgh Penguins in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -140 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.3-2 victory for the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh will face the 12-15-5 Hurricanes. In totals betting, the Penguins are 10-16-5 in over under betting so far this season while the Carolina Hurricanes are 12-10-10. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Carolina injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 24 (Pittsburgh Penguins) and the No. 14 (Carolina Hurricanes) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.26 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.06 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 14.42% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 76.92% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at +110 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -105 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games
  • Carolina is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Carolina
  • Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Washington, Monday, December 21st
Pittsburgh home to Columbus, Monday, December 21st