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Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals in NHL Odds

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Verizon Center on Saturday as the host Washington Capitals battle the Carolina Hurricanes in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Washington Capitals as -223 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.4-1.5 win for the Capitals on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals sport a record of 2-1-0 heading into this matchup, while the Carolina Hurricanes sit at 1-3-0 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-2 for the Capitals and 2-1-1 for the Hurricanes. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Carolina injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 1 (Washington Capitals) and the No. 27 (Carolina Hurricanes) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 14-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Carolina Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.25 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 42.86% rate while the Hurricanes have a 88.89% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Carolina won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Red Wings on October 16. Bettors who backed the Hurricanes at +160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Washington was a 4-1 winner in its last match at home against the Blackhawks. They won as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
  • Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina at Colorado, Wednesday, October 21st
Washington at Calgary, Tuesday, October 20th

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