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Moneyline Favors the Washington Capitals in Battle with the New Jersey Devils – Betting Odds and Pick

The Washington Capitals battle the visiting New Jersey Devils on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Verizon Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New Jersey Devils were listed as 192 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.3-1.7 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.

New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Washington Capitals are 20-9-4 overall while the New Jersey Devils are 13-15-7. As for the totals, Washington is 13-13-7 on the OU, and New Jersey is 13-11-11. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New Jersey injuries news.

The Washington Capitals sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New Jersey Devils sit at a No. 29 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.73 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.06 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 18.27% while the Devils defense kills off 82.86% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New Jersey was a 5-2 loser at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Islanders on December 27. Bettors who backed the Islanders at +127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • New Jersey is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • New Jersey is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Washington is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey home to Washington, Saturday, December 31st