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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Montreal Canadiens vs Carolina Hurricanes

The visiting Montreal Canadiens hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at PNC Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Carolina Hurricanes in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -125 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3-2.3 result in favor of the Canadiens. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Carolina Hurricanes currently sport a record of 35-29-16. The Montreal Canadiens are 36-38-6. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes post a 27-28-25 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canadiens have gone 38-29-13 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Montreal injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 26-rated Carolina Hurricanes and the No. 30-ranked Montreal Canadiens, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Carolina's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.42 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 16.53% while the Canadiens defense kills off 81.15% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at -131 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Carolina won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Bruins on April 05. Bettors who backed the Hurricanes at +178 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games
  • Montreal is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Carolina
  • Carolina is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games at home
  • Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Montreal

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 9th
Carolina at Florida, Saturday, April 9th