Florida Panthers host Washington Capitals in hockey action
Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Florida and Washington on Tuesday, with the host Panthers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Panthers are 4-6-1 so far on the season. The Capitals, meanwhile, are 3-8-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Florida go 5-6 and the Capitals go 4-8 on the totals.
The Panthers were listed earlier today as -126 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Panthers at No. 30 and the Capitals at No. 27 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.4 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 21.7% while the Capitals defense kills off 71.7% of their penalties.
The Panthers were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -123 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 0-10
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Florida are 6-4
After a win are 1-9
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Capitals at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Florida
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
Florida is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington at Tampa Bay, Thursday, February 14
Florida home to Montreal, Thursday, February 14