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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Washington Capitals pay a visit to PNC Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Carolina Hurricanes as -116 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.5-1.9 win for the Hurricanes. 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 Washington Capitals will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 24-13-3 this season, while the Hurricanes are 18-13-7. Washington is 22-18 against the total, while Carolina is 17-19-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Washington injuries news.

The Carolina Hurricanes sit at No. 22 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Capitals sit at a No. 8 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Carolina's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 2.79 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.83 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 15.45% while the Capitals defense kills off 80.43% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Devils. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Hurricanes were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • Washington is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Carolina
  • Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games
  • Carolina is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to St. Louis, Sunday, January 7th
Carolina at Pittsburgh, Thursday, January 4th

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