The Devils earned a 3-2 victory over the Capitals on Friday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias, Ilya Kovalchuk, and Stephen Gionta in the victory. Gionta opened the scoring at 13:55 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 26-save effort for the Devils.
Mike Ribeiro and Mike Green scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Washington got a 32-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-6, while the Capitals were 1-for-8 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 35-28.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.