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Washington Capitals vs St. Louis Blues Betting Matchup Report

St. Louis BluesWashington Capitals
Nov 29, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

St. Louis Blues vs Washington Capitals Odds

13-8-2TEAM RECORD12-9-1

St. Louis pays a visit to Washington on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Capitals bats in hockey action at Verizon Center.

The Blues will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 13-8-2 this season, while the Capitals are 12-9-1. St. Louis is 6-14-3 on the totals; Washington is 14-8.

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Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Washington sat as -140 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Capitals at No. 15 and the Blues at No. 14 heading into this contest.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 6-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 16.3% rate while the Blues have a 80.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -114 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Capitals were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7

A few Blues at Capitals trends to consider:
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis' last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 7 games on the road
St. Louis is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home
Washington is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at Colorado, Friday, December 2
Washington home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, December 1