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Phoenix Coyotes vs Washington Capitals Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Washington vs Phoenix battle on Monday at Verizon Center as the Capitals try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Capitals sit at 10-7-1 on the season; in comparison, the Coyotes are currently 10-5-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 10-8 OU, and Phoenix is 7-8-3 OU.
Hockey odds makers opened the Capitals as -150 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.
This game puts the Capitals, most recently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Coyotes, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 4-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 17.1% rate while the Coyotes have a 88.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at +115 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Washington was a 7-1 loser on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at +145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Coyotes at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Phoenix's last 11 games when playing on the road against Washington
Phoenix is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games on the road
Phoenix is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 11 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix home to Anaheim, Wednesday, November 23
Washington home to Winnipeg, Wednesday, November 23