Blackhawks vs Carolina Hurricanes NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Blackhawks vs Carolina Hurricanes Prediction 2/19/2024

The Chicago Blackhawks (15-37-3) travel to face off against the Carolina Hurricanes (32-17-5) on Monday, February 19th. This game will be played at PNC Arena in Raleigh and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Chicago Blackhawks Are Coming Off A Win

Chicago comes into tonight’s game as the underdog, and they have struggled mightily on the road this season. They are just 4-23-1 away from home, and they have lost 10 straight games on the road. Overall, the Blackhawks are 15-37-3 and sit in 16th place in the Western Conference.

In their last 10 games, Chicago has gone just 2-8, and they have lost four of their last five games. Against other teams in the Western Conference, the Blackhawks have gone 8-24 this season and are in 8th place in the Central Division.

Chicago enters the game with an overall puck line record of 25-30, including a road puck line mark of 9-19. In their 53 games as the underdog, the Blackhawks have an average scoring margin of -1.4 goals per game.

So far this season, Chicago has 10 losses by just one goal compared to five wins by multiple goals. In their last 10 games, the Blackhawks’ puck line record is 5-5, and their road puck line record is just 2-8 over their last 10 away games.

In their most recent game, the Blackhawks hosted the Senators and secured a 3-2 victory. In every single period, the Blackhawks’ offense scored a goal against the Senators. All three goals came at even strength. They finished with 22 shots on goal and had 5 turnovers.

Entering the game as the underdog, Chicago came away with a victory against the puck line. The game ended below the over/under line of 6.5, with a combined total of 5 goals.

The Carolina Hurricanes Are Coming Off A Win

At home this season, the Hurricanes have gone 17-6-4 and have won their last two games. In the Eastern Conference, Carolina is in 4th place and 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. Overall, the Hurricanes have a record of 32-17-5.

Over their last ten games, Carolina has gone 7-3, and they have won their last three games as the favorite. When favored this season, the Hurricanes are 29-13-5. In the conference, Carolina has gone 20-9, and they have a record of 10-6 against divisional opponents.

Carolina comes into the contest with a puck line record of 22-32, including 20 wins by multiple goals. Their average scoring margin for the season is +.5 goals per game.

So far this season, the Hurricanes have been favored in 47 games and have a puck line record of 18-29 in those contests. In their last 10 games at home, the team’s puck line record is 4-6.

Facing the Golden Knights in their last game, the Hurricanes won by a score of 3-1. In the opening period, the Hurricanes couldn’t find the net on offense, but they rebounded with one time in the second period and two goals in the third. The Carolina offense recorded 28 shots on goal and successfully netted one time while short-handed during the game.

Entering the game as the underdog, Carolina came away with a victory against the puck line. The game ended below the over/under line of 6, with a combined total of 4 goals.

Chicago Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side, the Blackhawks are scoring an 2.1 goals per game this season, ranking 32nd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 30th in the league. This year, the Blackhawks have recorded a 1-12 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 14-23 record.

The Blackhawks come in with an over/under record of 21-32-2. Over the season, there have been 29 games that have surpassed the 5.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, are at 5.6 goals per game.

Hurricanes Offense Breakdown

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Offensively, the Hurricanes come into the game at 3.3 goals per contest placing 11th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 5th position in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Hurricanes offense is 3rd in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 6th in the NHL.

This season, the over/under record for the Hurricanes’ is 24-29-1. Over the course of the season, they have had 29 games that exceeded the over/under line of 5.5. On average, their games are averaging 6.2 goals per game.

Chicago Team Defense

Chicago defense takes on the Hurricanes ranked 4th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 32.3 shots per game against Chicago. They also are 26th in shutouts, with 1 shutouts.

Carolina Team Defense

In terms of defense, the Hurricanes head into the game ranked 32nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 25.1 shots per game against Carolina. So far, they are 14th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Blackhawks vs Hurricanes Trends

  • Through their last five road contests, the Blackhawks offense has averaged 0 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Chicago posted an overall record of 0-5 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • Across the Hurricanes last ten home games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 4-6, while going 7-3 straight-up.
  • As the betting underdog, the Hurricanes have an puck line record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-2.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Blackhawks have a straight up record of 2-3 and an puck line mark of 1-4.

Blackhawks vs Hurricanes Prediction

When it comes to a moneyline wager, I’m going with the Blackhawks to defeat the Hurricanes while playing on the road. Given the current moneyline odds at +342, I’m placing a wager on the Blackhawks to win outright.

If you’re looking to get a bet down on this matchup, we foresee the Blackhawks winning the underdog. However, if you’re not as confident in the Blackhawks straight-up, we’d still recommend placing a bet on them to cover the puck line.

For those looking at the over/under line set at 5.5 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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