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Boston Bruins Face the Washington Capitals: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Verizon Center on Thursday as the host Washington Capitals battle the Boston Bruins in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Bruins were listed as 151 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2.9 win for the Capitals on Thursday. 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

8-3-0 Washington battles the Bruins, currently with a 6-4-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 4-6-1 for the Capitals and 9-2 for the Bruins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Boston injuries news.

The Bruins - Capitals odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 3 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 4-ranked offense (3.27 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.27 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 25.93% rate while the Bruins have a 70% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Stars on November 03. Bettors who backed the Stars at +137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Washington was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Montreal, Saturday, November 7th
Washington home to Toronto, Saturday, November 7th