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NHL Game Preview - Capitals underdogs vs Bruins at Washington

Boston BruinsWashington Capitals
Feb 5, 12:30 PM | Verizon Center

Boston Bruins vs Washington Capitals Odds

32-16-2TEAM RECORD27-20-4

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Washington and Boston on Sunday, with the host Capitals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Washington battles the Bruins, currently with a 32-16-2 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 28-23 for the Capitals and 27-21-2 for the Bruins.

View Boston vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Capitals as +125 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 1-rated Bruins taking on the No. 19-rated Capitals in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 11-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 17.6% rate while the Bruins have a 85.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Boston lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Penguins on February 4. Bettors who backed the Penguins at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Capitals were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Bruins at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Boston's last 24 games when playing Washington
Boston is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games at home
Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at Buffalo, Wednesday, February 8
Washington home to Florida, Tuesday, February 7