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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals

Pittsburgh Penguins


Washington Capitals
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Verizon Center

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Verizon Center against the Washington Capitals.

Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.3-2.7 victory for the Capitals. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals currently sport a record of 24-14-9. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 27-12-8. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 23-23-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Penguins have gone 20-25-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Capitals rated this week at No. 8 and the Pittsburgh Penguins sitting at No. 19.

How Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 11-ranked offense (2.98 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 23.91% rate while the Penguins have a 87.21% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Jets on January 27. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Washington was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at +134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at New Jersey, Friday, January 30th
Washington at Montreal, Saturday, January 31st