The UNDER is on a 7-1 run in games between Sidney Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals as those Eastern Conference clubs renew hostilities in NHL betting action on Wednesday night.
Pittsburgh and Washington have already met three times this season, with the Capitals winning all three of those contests by scores of 3-0 on the road, 4-0 at home, and 3-1 on the road. Heading into this season the Penguins had been riding an eight-game winning streak vs. the Capitals.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the Washington Capitals as -116 Favorite earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at 5Dimes for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.
Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.2-2.6 victory for the Capitals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Pittsburgh Penguins have seen them go 34-17-9 so far this season, while the Capitals are at 33-18-10. In totals betting, the Washington Capitals are 27-33-1, while the Penguins are 23-34-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 3-ranked Washington Capitals and the No. 10-rated Pittsburgh Penguins in this matchup.
How Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Stats Matchup
The game also pits Washington’s No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 2.97 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.48 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 23.66% while the Penguins defense kills off 85.78% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Panthers on February 22. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -220 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Capitals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +109 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh’s last 13 games
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington’s last 11 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh home to Columbus, Sunday, March 1st
Washington at Carolina, Friday, February 27th