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Philadelphia Flyers host Washington Capitals in hockey action

Washington CapitalsPhiladelphia Flyers
Oct 20, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds

5-0-0TEAM RECORD4-0-1

Washington pays a visit to Philadelphia on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Flyers bats in hockey action at Wells Fargo Center.

Supporters of the Capitals have seen them go 5-0 so far this season, while the Flyers are at 4-0-1. In totals betting, the Flyers are 2-3, while the Capitals are 2-3.

View Washington vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Washington before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-130-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Flyers sit at No. 5 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Capitals sit at a No. 18 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.8 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 26.7% while the Capitals defense kills off 81.2% of their penalties.

Washington was a 3-0 winner in its last match at home against the Panthers. They won as -240 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Senators on October 18. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After playing Ottawa are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Capitals at Flyers trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Washington's last 17 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Washington's last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Philadelphia's last 17 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 19 games

Next up:
Washington home to Detroit, Saturday, October 22
Philadelphia home to St. Louis, Saturday, October 22