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Carolina Hurricanes vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds & Info

Game Carolina Hurricanes vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Date & Time Friday November 7, 2014, 7:00 PM (EST)
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Carolina -147 Total 5.5
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On Friday night Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blues Jackets will play their second home-and-away game. Both teams already played one game in Columbus a few days ago and Carolina won 4-2.

Moreover, both teams are at the bottom in Metropolitan Division with 8 points and nine points behind the current leaders from Pittsburgh, who rank the Division with 17 points.

Furthermore, the atmosphere in each team is different. The Blue Jackets, who has come down with many injuries, have lost six straight games and only scored 10 goals. The Hurricanes, conversely, after seven straight losses, have picked up and won three games in a row.
The problem for Carolina still lies in poor offense. For instance, key offensive forwards Alexander Semin and Jeff Skinner have only produced 2 points till now. Semin has not scored a goal yet and and has collected only 2 assists in 11 games and Skinner has 1 goal and 1 assist in 7 games. Therefore, Carolina is happy to have back their captain Erik Staal, who missed several games with injury. Stall with his presence will motivate the team and improve offense.

Recent Betting Trends

Blue Jackets are 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.
Blue Jackets are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Carolina.
Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Hurricanes are 3-8 in their last 11 overall.

Free NHL Pick:

Carolina Hurricanes -147

To summarize, Columbus will look for revenge after the first loss from a few days ago, while Carolina, who is currently playing in a good form, would like to extend their three-game winning streak. Final score, Carolina will beat Columbus for the second time in a row with the score 3-2.

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