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Washington Capitals Home to Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds Action

The Washington Capitals will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Columbus Blue Jackets invade Verizon Center on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Washington Capitals in this one found them earlier as -185 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-2.8 win for the Capitals on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals are 6-2-0 so far on the season. The Columbus Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 2-8-0. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Washington go 3-4-1 and the Blue Jackets go 6-4 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Columbus injuries news.

This game puts the Washington Capitals, most recently No. 1 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 2-ranked offense (3.75 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 30 at 4.1 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 33.33% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 69.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Columbus was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Devils. Bettors on Columbus at -101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Washington was a 3-1 loser at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +124 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Columbus's last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games at home
  • Washington is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Winnipeg, Saturday, October 31st
Washington at Florida, Saturday, October 31st