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Carolina Hurricanes Host Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL Betting Action

The Carolina Hurricanes look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Tampa Bay Lightning arrive at PNC Arena on Sunday.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.4 win for the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Carolina Hurricanes currently sport a record of 27-22-10. The Tampa Bay Lightning are 32-22-4. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes post a 19-21-19 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lightning have gone 24-27-7 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Carolina Hurricanes sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tampa Bay Lightning sit at a No. 18 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Carolina Hurricanes No. 25-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.52 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 17.68% rate while the Lightning have a 82.49% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -103 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Hurricanes were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +113 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Carolina
  • Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Carolina is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Carolina's last 13 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Arizona, Tuesday, February 23rd
Carolina home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, February 23rd