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Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Washington Capitals

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Pittsburgh Penguins
Saturday, December 27, 2014 7:30 PM ET
Consol Energy Centre

The Washington Capitals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Penguins in Pittsburgh at Consol Energy Centre on Saturday in NHL betting odds action.

Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're backing the visiting Washington Capitals in this one, they Capitals listed earlier today as underdogs of 200 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3-2.8 result in favor of the Penguins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penguins sit at 22-7-5 on the season; in comparison, the Washington Capitals are currently 17-11-6. Looking to wager on the totals? Pittsburgh is 15-19 OU, and Washington is 16-17-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Washington injuries news.

It's a NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 18-rated Pittsburgh Penguins and the No. 4-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 3-ranked offense (3.18 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.65 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 23.68% rate while the Capitals have a 77.36% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Rangers on December 23. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Pittsburgh was a 4-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Lightning. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Monday, December 29th
Pittsburgh at New Jersey, Monday, December 29th

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