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NHL Betting Line Favors the Washington Capitals over the Boston Bruins Thursday

The Washington Capitals get a visit from the Boston Bruins in NHL Betting Odds action on Thursday.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-1.1 victory for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington will face the 20-10-5 Bruins. In totals betting, the Capitals are 20-18 in over under betting so far this season while the Boston Bruins are 16-19. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 12 (Washington Capitals) and the No. 5 (Boston Bruins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.57 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 18.97% while the Bruins defense kills off 84.26% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Boston was a 5-1 winner at home against the Senators. Bettors on Boston at -191 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Ottawa, Saturday, December 30th
Washington home to New Jersey, Saturday, December 30th