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Pittsburgh Penguins Face the Carolina Hurricanes: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at PNC Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins before puck drop in this match found them as -140 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.7-2.6 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.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

21-16-7 Carolina battles the Penguins, currently with a 28-11-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-19-7 for the Hurricanes and 28-12-4 for the Penguins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 3-rated Pittsburgh Penguins taking on the No. 16-rated Carolina Hurricanes in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Carolina's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.77 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 24 at 3 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 16.8% while the Penguins defense kills off 78.29% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh was a 4-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They won as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Blue Jackets on January 17. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -152 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 19 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Carolina is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games
  • Carolina is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Boston, Sunday, January 22nd
Carolina at Columbus, Saturday, January 21st