Philadelphia Flyers home to Capitals in hockey betting action
Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds
The Flyers get a visit from the Washington Capitals in hockey action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Flyers sport records of 14-17-3 heading into this matchup, while the Capitals sit at 16-17-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 16-16-2 for the Flyers and 13-18-3 for the Capitals.
If you're going with the Flyers in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -121 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 10-ranked Flyers and the No. 21-rated Capitals in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 24.8% while the Capitals defense kills off 77% of their penalties.
Washington won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Sabres on March 30. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +142 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Capitals at Flyers trends to consider:
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Washington's last 20 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 20 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Washington at Carolina, Tuesday, April 2
Philadelphia home to Montreal, Wednesday, April 3