Capitals vs Senators Hockey Game Preview

Washington CapitalsOttawa Senators
Jan 29, 7:30 PM | Scotiabank Place

Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Odds

1-3-1TEAM RECORD3-1-1

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Ottawa and Washington on Tuesday, with the host Senators trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Senators bring a 3-1-1 record to the battle against the 1-3-1 Capitals. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Ottawa go 1-4 so far and the Capitals go 2-3.

View Washington vs Ottawa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Senators in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -147 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Senators sit at No. 2 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Capitals sit at a No. 21 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Ottawa's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.8 goals allowed. The Senators power play is averaging 26.7% while the Capitals defense kills off 69.2% of their penalties.

Washington won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Sabres on January 27. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Ottawa was a 2-1 loser at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 8-2
After a win are 2-8

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Capitals at Senators trends to consider:
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 8 games when playing Washington
Ottawa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Ottawa's last 11 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Toronto, Thursday, January 31
Ottawa home to Montreal, Wednesday, January 30

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