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New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals in NHL odds

Washington Capitals

New Jersey Devils
34-29-13 April 04, 2014, 07:00 PM | Prudential Center 32-28-16

The Washington Capitals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Devils in New Jersey at Prudential Center on Friday in hockey odds action.

The Devils sit at 32-28-16 on the season; in comparison, the Capitals are currently 34-29-13. Looking to wager on the totals? New Jersey is 26-34-16 OU, and Washington is 37-39 OU.View Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils Odds and Stats.

The Devils were listed earlier today as -131 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

This game matches up the No. 18 (Devils) and the No. 6 (Capitals) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

The Capitals were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

New Jersey was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Sabres. They lost as -145 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 27-ranked offense (2.45 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.04 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 20.26% rate while the Capitals have a 81.27% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Capitals at Devils trends to consider:
Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Jersey's last 10 games at home
New Jersey is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
New Jersey is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
Washington at New York, Saturday, April 5th
New Jersey at Carolina, Saturday, April 5th