Moneyline favors Jets in battle with Capitals

Washington CapitalsWinnipeg Jets
March 2, 3:00 PM | MTS Centre

Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets Odds

7-11-1TEAM RECORD10-9-1

Winnipeg will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Washington Capitals pay a visit to MTS Centre.

The Jets sit at 10-9-1 on the season; in comparison, the Capitals are currently 7-11-1. Looking to wager on the totals? Winnipeg is 10-10 OU, and Washington is 7-11-1 OU.

View Washington vs Winnipeg Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Jets as -136 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Jets, most recently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Capitals, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winnipeg's No. 16-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 14.9% rate while the Capitals have a 75.9% rate on the penalty kill.

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Flyers on February 27. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Winnipeg was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Devils. They won as -110 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 2-8
After playing New Jersey are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

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

Next up:
Washington home to Boston, Tuesday, March 5
Winnipeg at Florida, Tuesday, March 5