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NHL Betting Line Favors the Washington Capitals over the Carolina Hurricanes Monday

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Verizon Center on Monday as the host Washington Capitals battle the Carolina Hurricanes in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes were listed as 193 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-0.3 result in favor of the Capitals. 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

This season the Washington Capitals are 31-9-6 overall while the Carolina Hurricanes are 21-18-7. As for the totals, Washington is 20-16-10 on the OU, and Carolina is 19-20-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Carolina injuries news.

The Washington Capitals sit at No. 2 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Carolina Hurricanes sit at a No. 19 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 5-ranked offense (3.24 goals per game) against a Carolina Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.85 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 20.44% rate while the Hurricanes have a 88.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Carolina was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jackets. They lost as +172 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Stars on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -134 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games
  • Carolina is 16-3 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Los Angeles, Thursday, January 26th
Washington at Ottawa, Tuesday, January 24th