Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are 5-2 in their last seven games against the Detroit Red Wings as those Eastern Conference teams square off in NHL betting action on Wednesday night.
The Capitals and Red Wings met three times last season, with Washington going 2-1 in those contests for their supporters on the NHL odds. The OVER has paid off for totals bettors in each of the last five games between Washington and Detroit dating back to 2011.
Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to side with the Washington Capitals in this one found them earlier as -125 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
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Computer Prediction: Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Pick
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computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.8-2.3 win for the Capitals on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Washington Capitals are 4-2-2 overall while the Detroit Red Wings are 4-2-2. As for the totals, Washington is 3-5 on the OU, and Detroit is 2-5-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Detroit injuries news.
The Washington Capitals sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds – VSB
, while the Detroit Red Wings sit at a No. 19 on the same chart.
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How Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 9-ranked offense (3.12 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.12 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 25.93% rate while the Red Wings have a 96.15% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -105 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Capitals were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Vancouver at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Betting Odds Trends
Detroit is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington’s last 10 games
Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit home to Los Angeles, Friday, October 31st
Washington at Tampa Bay, Saturday, November 1st