The UNDER has paid off for totals bettors in seven of the last eight games between the Ottawa Senators and the Washington Capitals as those two Eastern Conference clubs hit the ice together in NHL betting action on Saturday.
Washington edged Ottawa 2-1 as a road favorite on the NHL odds in the most recent game between the two teams on February 5, with the Capitals also topping the Senators 2-1 as a home favorite back on December 22. That ended a seven-game win streak for the Senators over the Capitals.
Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to side with the Ottawa Senators in this one found them earlier as -114 Favorite on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction formulas pick a 3.4-3.3 win for the Senators on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Ottawa Senators bring a 39-26-12 record to the battle against the 43-25-10 Capitals. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Ottawa go 34-34-9 so far and the Capitals go 36-39-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Washington injuries news.
The Capitals – Senators odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ottawa is rated No. 6 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Washington is at No. 1.
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How Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 11-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.49 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 15.97% rate while the Capitals have a 81.89% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Capitals were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at -120 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games on the road
Ottawa is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ottawa’s last 8 games
Ottawa is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ottawa’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at Detroit, Sunday, April 5th
Ottawa at Toronto, Sunday, April 5th