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Flyers Looking to Upset the Capitals

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The Capitals have been surging towards the top of the Eastern Conference standings as of late thanks to going 9-3 over their last 12 games, but will face a Flyers team on Thursday night that they’ve beat just once in their last seven tries. The Flyers have also been tough to beat at home as underdogs, as they’ve won 9 out of their last 11 games as home dogs.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 14 games on the road.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in three of the Capitals' last four games with one day off.

It might be a great time, however, for the Caps to be visiting Philly, as the Flyers have struggled recently, going 1-7 in their last eight games. Washington has also responded well when they’ve had a day of rest between games, going 6-0 in their last six games with a day off before.

Capitals sniper Alex Ovechkin has been lights out in 37 career games vs the Flyers, registering 46 points against them. In 13 career games vs the Flyers, Caps goalie has Braden Holtby has two shutouts.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Washington Capitals in this one, they Capitals listed earlier today as favorites of -155 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.9-1.6 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 Philadelphia Flyers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Flyers are 5-7-3 so far on the season. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, are 10-4-0. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Philadelphia go 4-8-3 and the Capitals go 4-8-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 26-rated Philadelphia Flyers and the No. 3-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 1.87 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.29 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 13.64% while the Capitals defense kills off 85% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +121 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-0 loser at home against the Avalanche. Bettors on Colorado at +122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 14 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Calgary, Friday, November 13th
Philadelphia at Carolina, Saturday, November 14th

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