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Ottawa Senators Host Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Action

The Ottawa Senators get a visit from the Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Washington Capitals before puck drop in this match found them as -145 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.4-2 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 Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 24-9-5 this season, while the Senators are 20-13-4. Washington is 15-15-8 against the total, while Ottawa is 15-20-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Washington injuries news.

The Ottawa Senators sit at No. 16 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Capitals sit at a No. 5 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 20-ranked offense (2.54 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.18 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 15.97% rate while the Capitals have a 86.86% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -133 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Ottawa is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games at home
  • Ottawa is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Montreal, Monday, January 9th
Ottawa home to Edmonton, Sunday, January 8th

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