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NHL betting line favors Bruins over Capitals


Washington Capitals

Boston Bruins
29-24-10 March 06, 2014, 07:00 PM | TD Garden 38-17-5



The Boston Bruins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Washington Capitals invade TD Garden on Thursday.

Boston will face the 29-24-10 Capitals. In totals betting, the Bruins are 23-20-17 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Capitals are 32-31 favoring the OVER.

View Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Bruins as -210 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

This game matches up the No. 3 (Bruins) and the No. 17 (Capitals) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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In their last action, Washington was a 6-4 loser on the road against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Boston was a 4-1 winner at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Boston at -241 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.15 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.05 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 20.79% while the Capitals defense kills off 80.52% of their penalties.

A few Capitals at Bruins trends to consider:
Washington is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-9-1 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington


Next up:
Washington home to Phoenix, Saturday, March 8th
Boston at Tampa Bay, Saturday, March 8th

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