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Detroit Red Wings host Washington Capitals in hockey action

Washington CapitalsDetroit Red Wings
March 19, 7:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena

Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

36-30-6TEAM RECORD44-24-4

The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting Washington Capitals on Monday in NHL betting action at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit battles the Capitals, currently with a 36-30-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 30-40-2 for the Red Wings and 35-33-4 for the Capitals.

View Washington vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -170 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Red Wings) and the No. 19 (Capitals) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 5-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 15.6% rate while the Capitals have a 80.7% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Washington was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -151 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -140 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 5-5-1
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Capitals at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Washington is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Detroit is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
Detroit18-6-1 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington at Philadelphia, Thursday, March 22
Detroit at NY Rangers, Wednesday, March 21