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Capitals open as moneyline underdog vs Bruins

Washington CapitalsBoston Bruins
March 10, 1:00 PM | TD Garden

Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins Odds

33-28-6TEAM RECORD40-23-3

The Bruins get a visit from the Washington Capitals in hockey action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Bruins sit at 40-23-3 on the season; in comparison, the Capitals are currently 33-28-6. Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 36-28-2 OU, and Washington is 32-31-4 OU.

View Washington vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Boston sat as -200 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Bruins) and the No. 20 (Capitals) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 17.6% rate while the Capitals have a 80.4% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Washington was a 3-2 winner at home against the Lightning. Bettors on Washington at -175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Boston was a 3-1 winner at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Boston at -210 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

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

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 1-9

A few Capitals at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Washington's last 25 games when playing Boston
Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
Washington is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Boston's last 25 games when playing Washington
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington home to Toronto, Sunday, March 11
Boston at Pittsburgh, Sunday, March 11

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