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NHL Betting Line Favors the Washington Capitals over the Nashville Predators Saturday

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Washington Capitals dueling the Nashville Predators on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Nashville Predators as 100 underdogs earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

A 3.2-2.2 result in favor of the Capitals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Nashville Predators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nashville Predators are 29-22-9 so far on the season. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, are 41-12-7. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Nashville go 32-24-4 and the Capitals go 25-21-14 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 1-rated Washington Capitals taking on the No. 16-rated Nashville Predators in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nashville Predators No. 10-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.13 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 18.85% rate while the Capitals have a 84.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 2-1 winner at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Washington at -185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Nashville won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Avalanche on February 23. Bettors who backed the Predators at -275 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Washington is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Nashville
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Nashville
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nashville's last 5 games
  • Nashville is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nashville's last 5 games at home
  • Nashville is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Tuesday, February 28th
Nashville home to Edmonton, Sunday, February 26th

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