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Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL odds

Pittsburgh PenguinsWashington Capitals
Jan 11, 7:30 PM | Verizon Center

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Odds

21-16-4TEAM RECORD21-17-2

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Washington and Pittsburgh on Wednesday, with the host Capitals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Capitals bring a 21-17-2 record to the battle against the 21-16-4 Penguins. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 23-17 so far and the Penguins go 17-21-3.

View Pittsburgh vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 11 (Capitals) and the No. 3 (Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 10-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 19.3% rate while the Penguins have a 86.8% rate on the penalty kill.

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Senators on January 10. Bettors who backed the Senators at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Washington was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Kings. Bettors on Los Angeles at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Ottawa are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Penguins at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 20 games when playing on the road against Washington
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Florida, Friday, January 13
Washington home to Tampa Bay, Friday, January 13

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