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Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals Betting Matchup Report

Washington CapitalsEdmonton Oilers
Oct 27, 9:30 PM | Rexall Place

Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers Odds

7-0-0TEAM RECORD4-2-2

The Oilers get a visit from the Washington Capitals in hockey action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 7-0 this season, while the Oilers are 4-2-2. Washington is 4-3 on the totals; Edmonton is 1-7.

View Washington vs Edmonton Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Capitals were listed as 145 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Oilers and the No. 1-ranked Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 27-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 4 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 15.6% rate while the Capitals have a 81.8% rate on the penalty kill.

Washington was a 7-1 winner in its last match at home against the Red Wings. They won as -140 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Canucks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +135 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Vancouver are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

A few Capitals at Oilers trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton's last 9 games at home
Edmonton is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Washington
Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Vancouver, Saturday, October 29
Edmonton at Colorado, Friday, October 28