Capitals visit Florida Panthers in NHL clash
Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Florida vs Washington battle on Saturday at BB&T Center as the Panthers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Panthers currently sports a record of 12-19-6. The Capitals are 18-17-2. Betting totals have seen the Panthers post a 15-21-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Capitals have gone 15-19-3 against the number.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Panthers and the No. 19-ranked Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida's No. 24-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 20.5% rate while the Capitals have a 76.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Washington was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Islanders. They won as -142 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Panthers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Islanders are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Capitals at Panthers trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida's last 9 games when playing at home against Washington
Florida is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Florida is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games at home
Washington home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, April 7
Florida home to Ottawa, Sunday, April 7