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Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes Pick and Betting Preview

The Carolina Hurricanes get a visit from the Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Odds action on Monday.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-2 win for the Capitals on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Carolina Hurricanes sport a record of 13-15-5 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Capitals sit at 24-6-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-11-10 for the Hurricanes and 11-15-6 for the Capitals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Carolina Hurricanes rated this week at No. 14 and the Washington Capitals sitting at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Carolina's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.39 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.19 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 18.35% while the Capitals defense kills off 83.7% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington won its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Rangers on December 20. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Carolina was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Penguins. They won as +122 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Carolina
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Carolina
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games
  • Carolina is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Montreal, Saturday, December 26th
Carolina home to New Jersey, Saturday, December 26th