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NHL Betting Line Favors the Washington Capitals over the New Jersey Devils Saturday

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting New Jersey Devils dueling the Washington Capitals on Saturday at Verizon Center.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.2 win for the Capitals. 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

The Washington Capitals sport a record of 42-10-4 heading into this matchup, while the New Jersey Devils sit at 29-23-7 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 23-22-11 for the Capitals and 16-28-15 for the Devils. 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. 4 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New Jersey Devils sit at a No. 16 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.34 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.32 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 24.71% while the Devils defense kills off 82.42% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New Jersey was a 1-0 loser at home against the Islanders. Bettors on New York at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Washington was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Islanders. They won as -120 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 7 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
  • New Jersey is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
  • Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Washington is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey home to New York, Tuesday, February 23rd
Washington home to Arizona, Monday, February 22nd