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NHL Betting Preview - Boston Bruins Underdogs vs Washington Capitals at Boston

The Boston Bruins get a visit from the Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Odds action on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Bruins were listed earlier today as 104 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.1-1.3 result in favor of the Capitals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Bruins sport a record of 20-13-4 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Capitals sit at 28-7-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 19-16-2 for the Bruins and 14-18-6 for the Capitals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Boston Bruins at No. 12 and the Washington Capitals at No. 1 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.14 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.18 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 28.57% while the Capitals defense kills off 84.55% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Bruins were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at +113 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games at home
  • Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Thursday, January 7th
Boston at New Jersey, Friday, January 8th

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