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NHL Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Carolina Hurricanes Sunday

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Carolina Hurricanes in this one, they Hurricanes listed earlier today as underdogs of 137 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.1-2.2 result in favor of 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 20-18-8 Hurricanes. In totals betting, the Penguins are 14-21-8 in over under betting so far this season while the Carolina Hurricanes are 14-17-15. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Carolina injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Penguins, most recently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Carolina Hurricanes, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 19.15% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 80.91% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Carolina was a 3-2 loser at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Pittsburgh was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Lightning. They lost as +117 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Carolina is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Carolina
  • Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina at Toronto, Thursday, January 21st
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, Monday, January 18th