Moneyline favors Jets in battle with Capitals

Washington CapitalsWinnipeg Jets
March 22, 7:00 PM | MTS Centre

Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets Odds

13-16-1TEAM RECORD16-13-2

NHL wagering interest swings to the Winnipeg vs Washington battle on Friday at MTS Centre as the Jets try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Jets bring a 16-13-2 record to the battle against the 13-16-1 Capitals. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Winnipeg go 12-18-1 so far and the Capitals go 11-17-2.

View Washington vs Winnipeg Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Jets as -147 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Jets and the No. 25-rated Capitals in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winnipeg's No. 21-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 14.4% rate while the Capitals have a 76.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Washington won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Jets on March 21. Bettors who backed the Capitals at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Winnipeg are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

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
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 12 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Winnipeg's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Winnipeg's last 12 games
Winnipeg is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Washington at NY Rangers, Sunday, March 24
Winnipeg home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, March 24

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