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Washington Capitals at Detroit Red Wings Betting Lines and Trends

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Washington Capitals dueling the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Red Wings were listed earlier today as 118 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 3-2.1 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 Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings currently sport a record of 7-6-1. The Washington Capitals are 10-3-0. Betting totals have seen the Red Wings post a 3-9-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Capitals have gone 4-7-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Washington injuries news.

The Capitals - Red Wings odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.36 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.38 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 18% while the Capitals defense kills off 84.62% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -285 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Red Wings were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
  • Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Philadelphia, Thursday, November 12th
Detroit home to San Jose, Friday, November 13th

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