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Dec 7, 7:00 PM | Scotiabank Place

Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Odds

13-12-1TEAM RECORD13-11-3

The Ottawa Senators battle the visiting Washington Capitals on Wednesday in NHL betting action at Scotiabank Place.

Ottawa battles the Capitals, currently with a 13-12-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 16-11 for the Senators and 15-11 for the Capitals.

View Washington vs Ottawa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Senators as +105 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Senators, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Capitals, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 6-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 19.1% rate while the Capitals have a 79.8% rate on the penalty kill.

Washington lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Panthers on December 5. Bettors who backed the Panthers at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Senators were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a win are 7-3

A few Capitals at Senators trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Ottawa
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing Washington
Ottawa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games
Ottawa is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Washington home to Toronto, Friday, December 9
Ottawa at New Jersey, Thursday, December 8

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