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Washington Capitals favored by -150 against Carolina on Thursday NHL Odds Menu

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Washington Capitals in this one found them earlier as -150 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 2.9-2.7 result in favor of the Hurricanes is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals currently sport a record of 27-13-3. The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-15-8. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 24-19 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Hurricanes have gone 20-20-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Carolina injuries news.

The Washington Capitals sit at No. 10 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Carolina Hurricanes sit at a No. 22 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 3.14 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.12 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 20% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 79% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Carolina lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Lightning on January 09. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -189 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Washington was a 3-1 winner at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Washington at -195 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Carolina is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Washington, Friday, January 12th