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Carolina Hurricanes take on Penguins in NHL Betting Odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Carolina Hurricanes invade Consol Energy Centre on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Pittsburgh Penguins as -230 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.9-2.3 result in favor of the Penguins. 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

This season the Pittsburgh Penguins are 37-24-8 overall while the Carolina Hurricanes are 31-26-13. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 28-29-12 on the OU, and Carolina is 23-26-21. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Carolina injuries news.

The Hurricanes - Penguins odds would favor the Hurricanes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Carolina is at No. 12.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 2.75 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.69 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 18.43% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 83.33% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Carolina lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Capitals on March 15. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -223 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Penguins were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -169 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Carolina is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Carolina is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Carolina is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Carolina
  • Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina at Minnesota, Saturday, March 19th
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 19th