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Bet Hurricanes To Continue Mastery of Blackhawks

The Carolina Hurricanes are currently co-favorites to win the Stanley Cup in the NHL Vegas odds as they go for a fifth straight victory on Sunday night against the host Chicago Blackhawks.

The Hurricanes began their regular season-ending, four-game road trip with a 4-1 win at Boston on Tuesday and defeated St. Louis 5-2 on Friday. Carolina is three points behind the first-place New York Rangers in the Metropolitan Division with two games left.

Bet Hurricanes To Continue Mastery of Blackhawks
Bet Hurricanes To Continue Mastery of Blackhawks

Sebastian Aho and Martin Necas each had a goal and an assist as the Hurricanes beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Feb. 19 in Raleigh, N.C. for their fifth straight win in the series and eighth in the last nine meetings.

Chicago owns the second least points in the league and has lost three straight, scoring just three times, since beating Dallas – the top team in the Western Conference. The Blackhawks are last in the NHL in scoring (2.16 per game).

Carolina is the favorite to win the East at +300 in the NHL conference odds and +700 to win the Cup.


Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Game Information

  • Game: Hurricanes (51-22-7) vs Blackhawks (23-51-5)
  • Location: United Center, Chicago, IL.
  • Day/Time: Sunday, April 14, 6 p.m. ET
  • Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Live Streaming: NHL.com


The Hurricanes are the strong road favorite in the NHL lines as they take on the draft lottery-bound Blackhawks. Carolina is 24-12-3 on the road, including three straight wins, and Chicago is 16-20-4 at home. The Hurricanes are just 37-43 ATS while the Blackhawks are 35-44.


Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Spreads and Odds


  • Under bettors are 7-1-0 at the sportsbook in the last eight Chicago games and 47-30-2 on the season.
  • The Hurricanes have killed off 24-of-25 power-play attempts over their last nine contests.
  • Blackhawks goalie Petr Mrazek has allowed just 10 total goals in his last five games, but managed just a 2-3-0 record.
  • The under is 7-1-1 in the last nine Carolina games and 46-32-2 on the season.
  • Chicago has covered the puck line in 24 of its last 41 games on home ice.
  • Hurricanes forward Seth Jarvis has a goal in each of the last two games and registered two assists versus Chicago in February.
  • The Blackhawks have only hit the third period game total over in 26 of their last 83 contests.
  • Carolina has allowed just 11 goals in its last 10 victories.


Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Over/Under Pick: Under 5 1/2 (-115)

The numbers all say to bet the under, and the value is not much greater if you want to play the over.



Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Pick ATS: Hurricanes -1½ (-135)

Carolina can still win the division with a pair of wins and a New York Rangers loss. That should give the Canes incentive to take care of the Blackhawks and be one of your best hockey bets today.



Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Moneyline Pick: Hurricanes (-365)

Pyotr Kochetkov seems in line to start in net for the Hurricanes and the Russian has won three straight games while allowing just three goals.



Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Player Prop: Andrei Svechnikov Anytime Goal (+179)

The Carolina forward scored twice in his last three games and has 11 goals in 17 career games versus the Blackhawks.



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Hurricanes vs Blackhawks Prediction

Hurricanes 4, Blackhawks 1: Chicago doesn’t have much offense and Carolina is third in the league in scoring defense (2.54).



Questions of the Day

Which team is most likely to record the most shots on goal?

Carolina. The Hurricanes average 33.2 (third in the league) and the Blackhawks 26.6 (31st).

Will Connor Bedard make the scorebook for Chicago?

Yes. Bedard scored against Carolina in the first meeting and has four points in his last six games.

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