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Colorado Avalanche at Washington Capitals Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Verizon Center hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Washington Capitals and the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Washington sat as -186 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.3-2.7 result in favor of the Capitals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals are 12-5-1 so far on the season. The Colorado Avalanche, meanwhile, are 7-11-1. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Washington go 5-11-2 and the Avalanche go 10-8-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Colorado injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Washington Capitals and the No. 9-ranked Colorado Avalanche, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 5-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.84 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 23.53% rate while the Avalanche have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Avalanche were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Washington was a 3-2 loser at home against the Stars. Bettors on Dallas at -106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Winnipeg, Monday, November 23rd
Washington home to Edmonton, Monday, November 23rd