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Washington CapitalsBoston Bruins
March 29, 7:00 PM | TD Garden

Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins Odds

38-31-8TEAM RECORD45-28-3

The Boston Bruins battle the visiting Washington Capitals on Thursday in NHL betting action at TD Garden.

The Bruins are 45-28-3 so far on the season. The Capitals, meanwhile, are 38-31-8. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 43-30-3 and the Capitals go 38-35-4 on the totals.

View Washington vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Bruins in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -200 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked Bruins and the No. 19-rated Capitals in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 17.2% while the Capitals defense kills off 81% of their penalties.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Sabres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +100 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Boston won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Lightning on March 27. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -265 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Capitals at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Washington's last 25 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
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 18 of Boston's last 25 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington home to Montreal, Saturday, March 31
Boston at NY Islanders, Saturday, March 31

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