In a matchup between two teams with a different momentum, the Carolina Hurricanes are hosting the Detroit Red Wings in PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC on December 16, 2021.
- Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 16/12/2021
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC
Carolina Hurricanes Stats & Form
The Carolina Hurricanes have picked up their form lately winning four straight games a run that was snapped on Sunday in Vancouver. Carolina is currently third in the Metropolitan Division and sixth in the Eastern Conference with a 19-7-1 record.
In their last game, they lost 2-1 to the Canucks.
Martin Necas scored for the Hurricanes, who outshot Vancouver 29-26. Antti Raanta stopped 24 shots for the Hurricanes. Carolina played without star center Sebastian Aho, who missed the game with an undisclosed illness.
Aho ranks ninth in the league with 32 points, scoring 15 goals and totaling 17 assists and will also miss the game against the Red Wings. The Hurricanes are 8-4-0 in conference play. Carolina averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the 10th-most in the league. Vincent Trocheck leads the team serving 37 total minutes.
Carolina Hurricanes News
Besides Aho, Seth Jarvis is also out for the Hurricanes. Andrei Svechnikov, Jordan Staal, Jordan Martinook, Ian Cole and Steve Lorentz are all questionable for tonight’s game against the Red Wings.
Detroit Red Wings Stats & Form
It’s been all ups and downs this season for the Detroit Red Wings who have straggled lately losing three of the last four games after having won five in a row.
Detroit is currently fourth in the Atlantic Division and eighth in the Eastern Conference with a 14-12-3 record. In their last game, the Red Wings defeated the New York Islanders 2-1.
Alex Nedeljkovic made 33 saves and the Red Wings ended a three-game skid. Nedeljkovic nearly earned his first shutout of the season but the Islanders scored with 2:33 remaining after pulling goalie Ilya Sorokin for an extra skater.
Dylan Larkin got his team-high 11th goal and Michael Rasmussen also scored for the Red Wings. The Red Wings are 8-6-2 in Eastern Conference play. Detroit is 17th in the Eastern Conference with 29.3 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.
Moritz Seider leads the Red Wings with 17 total assists and has 20 points. Robby Fabbri has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Detroit Red Wings News
Jakub Vrana, Robby Fabbri, Michael Rasmussen, Marc Staal, Troy Stecher and Mitchell Stephens are all out for the Red Wings.
Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Head-to-Head Stats
The Carolina Hurricanes have won six of the last ten against Detroit but the Red Wings have won three of the last five.
Three of the last five games have been under 5.5 games.
Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds
The Carolina Hurricanes are slight favorites in tonight’s game with -114 odds to win. The Red Wings are at 240 while the draw is set at 342.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with both ways at -111.
Carolina and Detroit have pretty much similar records but when you see the home-road columns it is obvious who the favorite is tonight. The Hurricanes are 7-3-0 at home while the Red Wings are 4-9-1 on the road. Knowing that Carolina has a better roster the odds of -114 seems like a great deal to place your bet on.
- Tip Quote (Home team win): -114 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Draw): 342 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Away team win): 240 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Carolina Hurricanes to win (-114 by 22bet)