Capitals vs. Jets in Southeast clash
The Washington Capitals have won each of their last three games against the Winnipeg Jets as those Southeast Division teams meet at the Verizon Center in a key NHL betting clash on Tuesday.
Overall the Capitals are 3-1 against the Jets so far this season, including a 6-1 victory in Winnipeg as a road underdog on the NHL odds when the teams last met on March 22. The OVER/UNDER has gone 4-5-1 in the last 10 Caps vs. Jets games.
Washington battles the Jets, currently with a 24-19-3 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 20-22-3 for the Capitals and 19-26-1 for the Jets.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Capitals as -173 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 22-rated Jets taking on the No. 15-rated Capitals in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 3-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 26.1% rate while the Jets have a 79.7% rate on the penalty kill.
Winnipeg won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Sabres on April 22. Bettors who backed the Jets at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Washington was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Washington at +130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Jets at Capitals trends to consider:
Winnipeg is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
Winnipeg is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Winnipeg's last 13 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 13 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Washington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Winnipeg home to Montreal, Thursday, April 25
Washington home to Ottawa, Thursday, April 25