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Vancouver Canucks at Carolina Hurricanes Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Vancouver pays a visit to Carolina on Friday, hoping to shut down the Hurricanes snipers in hockey action at PNC Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Vancouver Canucks in this one, they Canucks listed earlier today as underdogs of 114 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.4 win for the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Vancouver Canucks will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 17-16-10 this season, while the Hurricanes are 20-18-7. Vancouver is 15-18-10 against the total, while Carolina is 14-17-14 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Vancouver injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Carolina Hurricanes at No. 6 and the Vancouver Canucks at No. 29 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Carolina Hurricanes No. 24-ranked offense (2.42 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.82 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 17.52% rate while the Canucks have a 79.14% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -233 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

The Hurricanes were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +137 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Carolina
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games at home
  • Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vancouver

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at New York, Sunday, January 17th
Carolina at Pittsburgh, Sunday, January 17th