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Washington Capitals take on Flyers in hockey test

Washington CapitalsPhiladelphia Flyers
March 22, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds

37-30-6TEAM RECORD42-23-8

The Philadelphia Flyers battle the visiting Washington Capitals on Thursday in NHL betting action at Wells Fargo Center.

Philadelphia will face the 37-30-6 Capitals. In totals betting, the Flyers are 38-34-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Capitals are 36-33-4 favoring the OVER.

View Washington vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Flyers as -160 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Flyers sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Capitals sit at a No. 19 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 3-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 19.5% rate while the Capitals have a 80.6% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Washington was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Washington at +168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Panthers on March 20. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Capitals at Flyers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Washington's last 18 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Philadelphia's last 18 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Washington home to Winnipeg, Friday, March 23
Philadelphia home to Montreal, Saturday, March 24

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