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Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals in NHL Odds

Capitol One Arena hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Washington Capitals and the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Washington Capitals in this one found them earlier as -175 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 3.4-2.2 win for the Capitals on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals currently sport a record of 32-17-5. The Detroit Red Wings are 21-23-9. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 31-23 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Red Wings have gone 23-30 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Detroit injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 19-rated Detroit Red Wings taking on the No. 17-rated Washington Capitals in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 8-ranked offense (3.13 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 21 at 3.04 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 20.96% rate while the Red Wings have a 78.57% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 7-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.

Washington was a 4-2 winner in its last match at home against the Blue Jackets. They won as favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Anaheim, Tuesday, February 13th
Washington at Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 13th