Hurricanes at Senators 2/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators
NHL: 7:30 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : CAR -147 Total 6
The Hurricanes have finally climbed their way back to being a decent threat on the year. With the Hurricanes they are only 3 points out of 3rd place in the Metro and actually look like they could be a major threat as the end of the season and the playoff picture is starting to get formed. What else will help the Hurricanes out is they play the Senators in this game and the Senators have been downright horrible on the year defensively and the offense that had kept them going for most of the year has started to struggle scoring as well.
On the year so far the Hurricanes have been able to score at a clip of 2.89 goals a game. The defense for the Hurricanes is giving up 2.88 goals a game. When it comes to the power play the Hurricanes have been able to convert at 16.1% on the season. With the penalty kill the Hurricanes have killed off 80.1%.
With the Senators the team has been able to score at a rate of 3.13 goals a game. The defense for the Senators has been horrible giving up 3.65 goals a game. When it comes to the power play the Senators have been able to score on 21.2% of their power plays and have killed off 77.6% of the opponents power plays.
Recent Betting Trends:
Hurricanes are 4-1 in their last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Senators are 59-28 in their last 87 games as a home favorite of -201 or greater.
Under is 4-1 in Hurricanes last 5 games as a road underdog of +110 to +150.
Over is 4-0 in Senators last 4 games a home underdog of +110 to +150.
Free Betting Pick: Carolina Hurricanes -147
The Senators defense is struggling quite a bit on the season and the offense of the Hurricanes is starting to come to life on the year at the right time. Facing a horrible defense like the Senators will also help spur the offense of the Hurricanes as they are able to control this game easily. Final Score Prediction, Carolina Hurricanes win 4-2.