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Carolina Hurricanes at Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Odds Report

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Carolina Hurricanes dueling the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday at PPG Paints Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Carolina Hurricanes before puck drop in this match found them as 180 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.2-2.2 result in favor of the Hurricanes today. 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

The Pittsburgh Penguins bring a 23-8-5 record to the battle against the 15-11-7 Hurricanes. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Pittsburgh go 23-9-4 so far and the Hurricanes go 13-14-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Carolina injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Pittsburgh Penguins and the No. 7-ranked Carolina Hurricanes, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 1-ranked offense (3.5 goals per game) against a Carolina Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.73 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 22.48% rate while the Hurricanes have a 90.59% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at -114 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh was a 5-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Devils. They won as -142 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 13-4 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 12-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Carolina is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Pittsburgh's last 18 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Chicago, Friday, December 30th
Pittsburgh home to Montreal, Saturday, December 31st