NHL Matchups  >>  New Jersey Devils vs. Carolina Hurricanes Preview 03/21/2013

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The New Jersey Devils and the Carolina Hurricanes will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at PNC Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hurricanes listed as 121-moneyline favorites versus the Devils, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +107 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Last time out for Carolina, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at +162 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Carolina:
Team record: 15-12-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing New Jersey

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

New Jersey:
Team record: 13-11-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Carolina
is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Carolina

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing NY Rangers are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7


NEXT UP:
New Jersey home to Florida, Saturday, March 23
Carolina home to Winnipeg, Tuesday, March 26