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Pittsburgh Penguins Visit Washington Capitals Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

The Washington Capitals get a visit from the Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL Betting Odds action on Sunday.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Capitals to win this game 0.2-0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Pittsburgh Penguins have seen them go 23-17-7 so far this season, while the Capitals are at 35-8-3. In totals betting, the Washington Capitals are 18-19-9, while the Penguins are 17-21-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Penguins - Capitals odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 1 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 1-ranked offense (3.37 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 28.68% rate while the Penguins have a 83.12% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Canucks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -193 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Capitals were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Washington
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games at home
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Washington is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to New Jersey, Tuesday, January 26th
Washington home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, January 27th

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