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Capitals hit the ice versus the Flyers

The Washington Capitals have won two of their three games against the Philadelphia Flyers so far this season with those Metropolitan Division clubs meeting again on Wednesday night.

Philadelphia, though, beat Washington 5-2 as a -114 home favorite on the NHL odds in the most recent game between the two teams on December 17 in an OVER result. The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in each of their last four matchups.

The Capitals will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 29-23-10 this season, while the Flyers are 32-24-6. Washington is 31-31 against the total, while Philadelphia is 30-25-7 versus the number.

View Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.

If you're going with the Flyers in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -147 on most hockey betting menus early today for Wednesday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Flyers) and the No. 17 (Capitals) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.81 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 22 at 3 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 19.82% while the Capitals defense kills off 80.79% of their penalties.

Next up:
Washington at Boston, Thursday, March 6th
Philadelphia at Toronto, Saturday, March 8th