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NHL: Stars Have Dominated the Capitals

Jamie Benn Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars will be looking to make it eight in a row against the Washington Capitals tonight at the Verizon Center in DC. Playing on the road hasn’t phased the Stars in the least this season, as they’re now 8-1 in their last nine road games. 

The Capitals, who played last night, have responded well in the second game of back-to-backs, winning five of their last six games in that situation.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games
  • The favored team is 2-7 in the last nine games in this matchup.
  • Washington is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

The UNDER is trending for both teams, with the total going UNDER  in four of the Caps last five home games, and the total going UNDER in six straight games for the Stars after a win. The Capitals have seen the majority of their games go UNDER this season, posting a 5-10-2 O/U record.

In seven career games vs Washington, Stars forward Jamie Benn has seven points.

A 4-3.4 result in favor of the Stars is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Dallas Stars vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Dallas Stars will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 15-4-0 this season, while the Capitals are 12-4-1. Dallas is 10-9 against the total, while Washington is 5-10-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Dallas injuries news.

The Washington Capitals sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Dallas Stars sit at a No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3.06 goals per game, against a Stars defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.53 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 23.53% while the Stars defense kills off 78.18% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Dallas was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Sabres. Bettors on Dallas at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -133 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games
  • Dallas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas's last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas home to Buffalo, Saturday, November 21st
Washington home to Colorado, Saturday, November 21st

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