Boston favored by -215 against Washington on Saturday

Washington CapitalsBoston Bruins
March 16, 1:00 PM | TD Garden

Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins Odds

11-14-1TEAM RECORD18-4-3

The Washington Capitals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Bruins in Boston at TD Garden on Saturday in hockey odds action.

The Bruins bring a 18-4-3 record to the battle against the 11-14-1 Capitals. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 10-14-1 so far and the Capitals go 10-14-2.

View Washington vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Bruins as -215 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Bruins - Capitals odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 22.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 16% while the Capitals defense kills off 77.2% of their penalties.

Washington won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Hurricanes on March 14. Bettors who backed the Capitals at +149 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -250 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Carolina are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Capitals at Bruins trends to consider:
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Washington home to Buffalo, Sunday, March 17
Boston at Pittsburgh, Sunday, March 17

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