|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NHLLet's take a look at Friday night's matchup between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Winnipeg Jets. The game at the MTS Centre is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM ET, with television covered provided by FSN and TSN. Currently, the Jets are slight favorites to win at home.
The Hurricanes are 23-21-7-1 SU and 33-19 ATS so far this season. They are 11-12-3-0 on the road, and 15 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 19 going UNDER. They are coming off of a 4-1 loss to the Calgary Flames, where they lost as +105 road underdogs. The total was set at 5 goals by sports betting sites, resulting in a PUSH.
The Jets are 22-25-1-2 SU and 23-27 ATS overall this year. They are 13-11-1-0 at home, and 21 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 25 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 5-3 loss to the Dallas Stars, where they lost as +108 home underdogs. The total went OVER the 5 ½ goal line set by hockey betting pros for that one.
Odds & Trends
Carolina is 4-1 coming off of one day of rest, and 11-24 on the road against teams with a winning record at home. They are 5-11 against the Central Division, and 2-6 on Friday night.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of their last 17 games on Friday night, and UNDER in 9 of their last 21 games ovearll. The total has gone UNDER in 18 of their last 31 games against the Central Division, and UNDER in 6 of their last 14 against teams with a losing record overall.
Winnipeg is 4-1 against the Metropolitan Division, and 6-2 against the Eastern Conference. They are 8-3 on Friday night, and 13-6 at home against teams with a losing record on the road. They are 1-4 overall lately, and 1-4 coming off of two days of rest. They are 1-4 at home recently.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of their last 8 at home against teams with a losing record on the road, and UNDER in 6 of their last 8 games on Friday night. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of their last 13 games against the Metropolitan Division.
Head-to-Head Trends & Betting Odds
Between these teams, the Hurricanes are 1-4 lately, and 27-11-3 when playing in Winnipeg. The road team is 19-7 in this series, and the total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent meetings.
They last met in November 2014, when the Jets won 3-1, and won as +100 road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 5 goal line set by the sportsbook for that one.
For Friday night's matchup, the Jets are listed in the betting odds as -1 ½ goal home favorites. The over/under is set at 5 goals. On the moneyline, Winnipeg is a -135, with Carolina listed at +115.