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Washington Capitals Home to Red Wings in NHL Betting Odds Action

The Washington Capitals will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Detroit Red Wings invade Verizon Center on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Detroit Red Wings in this one, they Red Wings listed earlier today as underdogs of 231 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.4-1 win for the Capitals on Thursday. 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 Capitals sit at 37-11-6 on the season; in comparison, the Detroit Red Wings are currently 22-21-10. Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 23-18-13 OU, and Detroit is 24-23-6 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Detroit injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Washington Capitals and the No. 29-ranked Detroit Red Wings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 4-ranked offense (3.33 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.92 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 21.6% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.41% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Washington was a 5-0 winner in its last match at home against the Hurricanes. They won as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Washington is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games
  • Washington is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Columbus, Saturday, February 11th
Washington home to Anaheim, Saturday, February 11th