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Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Consol Energy Centre.

Washington was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Maple Leafs. They lost as -160 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Islanders. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 7-3-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 18 of last 25 games

When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Washington:
Team record: 2-7-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh

When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Washington home to Florida, Saturday, February 9
Pittsburgh at New Jersey, Saturday, February 9