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Jets open as moneyline underdog vs Capitals

Winnipeg JetsWashington Capitals
Feb 9, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Winnipeg Jets vs Washington Capitals Odds

25-24-6TEAM RECORD28-21-4

Winnipeg pays a visit to Washington on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Capitals bats in hockey action at Verizon Center.

The Capitals currently sports a record of 28-21-4. The Jets are 25-24-6. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 28-25 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Jets have gone 21-33-1 against the number.

View Winnipeg vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Capitals as -175 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Jets taking on the No. 20-rated Capitals in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 13-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 18% rate while the Jets have a 83.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Winnipeg won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Maple Leafs on February 7. Bettors who backed the Jets at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Capitals were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing NY Rangers are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Jets at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Winnipeg
Washington is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 11 games at home

Next up:
Winnipeg at Pittsburgh, Friday, February 10
Washington at NY Rangers, Sunday, February 12

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