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Montreal Canadiens vs Carolina Hurricanes in NHL Odds

The Carolina Hurricanes will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Montreal Canadiens pay a visit to PNC Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Montreal Canadiens in this one, they Canadiens listed earlier today as underdogs of 105 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

A 3.8-1.8 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.

Montreal Canadiens vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Carolina Hurricanes currently sport a record of 16-12-7. The Montreal Canadiens are 16-16-4. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes post a 17-16-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canadiens have gone 16-18-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Montreal injuries news.

The Canadiens - Hurricanes odds would favor the Canadiens if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Carolina is rated No. 20 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Montreal is at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Carolina Hurricanes No. 20-ranked offense (2.83 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 22 at 3.17 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 15.52% rate while the Canadiens have a 77.12% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Montreal was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Oilers. Bettors on Edmonton at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Carolina won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Sabres on December 23. Bettors who backed the Hurricanes at -218 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
  • Montreal is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 8 games on the road
  • Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Carolina is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games at home
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Tampa Bay, Thursday, December 28th
Carolina home to Pittsburgh, Friday, December 29th