NHL Matchups  >>  Carolina Hurricanes vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Preview 03/28/2013

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The Carolina Hurricanes and the Toronto Maple Leafs will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Air Canada Centre.
Oddsmakers currently have the Maple Leafs listed as 136-moneyline favorites versus the Hurricanes, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
Last time out for Carolina, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Jets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at +120 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Maple Leafs were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -156 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Toronto:
Team record: 18-12-4 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 15 games
is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Carolina:
Team record: 15-14-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Winnipeg are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Carolina at Winnipeg, Saturday, March 30
Toronto at Ottawa, Saturday, March 30