Moneyline favors Jets in battle with Capitals
Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets Odds
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.
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.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Jets and the No. 25-rated Capitals in this matchup.
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
Washington at NY Rangers, Sunday, March 24
Winnipeg home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, March 24