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New Jersey Devils home to Capitals in hockey betting action

Washington CapitalsNew Jersey Devils
Nov 11, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils Odds

9-4-0TEAM RECORD7-5-1

Prudential Center hosts an NHL battle between the New Jersey Devils and the visiting Washington Capitals on Friday.

This season the Devils are 7-5-1 overall while the Capitals are 9-4. As for the totals, New Jersey is 5-5-3 on the OU, and Washington is 9-4.

View Washington vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Devils as +115 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 2-rated Capitals taking on the No. 11-rated Devils in this contest.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 20-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 12.5% rate while the Capitals have a 78.7% rate on the penalty kill.

The Capitals were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at +143 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -110 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

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

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Capitals at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
New Jersey is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Washington
New Jersey is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
New Jersey is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington home to New Jersey, Saturday, November 12