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Washington Capitals favored by -240 against Buffalo on Wednesday NHL Odds Menu

The Washington Capitals look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Buffalo Sabres arrive at Verizon Center on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Washington Capitals as -240 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.7-1.5 win for the Capitals on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

27-6-2 Washington battles the Sabres, currently with a 15-17-4 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 11-18-6 for the Capitals and 11-15-10 for the Sabres. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 20-rated Buffalo Sabres taking on the No. 1-rated Washington Capitals in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.14 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.61 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 25.96% while the Sabres defense kills off 78.41% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

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

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to New York, Thursday, December 31st
Washington at Carolina, Thursday, December 31st