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Carolina Hurricanes

Detroit Red Wings
8-9-4 November 21, 2013, 07:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena 9-6-7

The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday in NHL betting action at Joe Louis Arena.

Supporters of the Hurricanes have seen them go 8-9-4 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 9-6-7. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 10-10-2, while the Hurricanes are 6-13-2.

View Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.

Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Red Wings as -186 moneyline Favorite in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5 at BetOnline.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Red Wings and the No. 24-rated Hurricanes in this matchup.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Bruins on November 18. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at +155 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.45 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.81 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 20.9% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 79.73% of their penalties.

A few Hurricanes at Red Wings trends to consider:
Carolina is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games on the road
Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Carolina

Next up:
Carolina at Boston, Saturday, November 23rd
Detroit home to Ottawa, Saturday, November 23rd