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Moneyline Favors the Minnesota Wild in Battle with the Carolina Hurricanes – Betting Odds and Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Minnesota Wild pay a visit to PNC Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Carolina Hurricanes as 113 underdogs earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3-2.6 result in favor of the Hurricanes today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Carolina Hurricanes are 28-27-12 overall while the Minnesota Wild are 43-19-6. As for the totals, Carolina is 27-31-9 on the OU, and Minnesota is 35-25-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Carolina Hurricanes sit at No. 23 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Wild sit at a No. 8 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Carolina Hurricanes No. 23-ranked offense (2.57 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.46 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 17.19% rate while the Wild have a 83.8% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wild were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -148 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Islanders at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +111 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Minnesota's last 25 games
  • Minnesota is 15-5 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Carolina is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Carolina is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games
  • Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to New York, Saturday, March 18th
Carolina home to Nashville, Saturday, March 18th