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Vancouver Canucks vs Washington Capitals in NHL Odds

Vancouver pays a visit to Washington on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Capitals snipers in hockey action at Capitol One Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Washington Capitals as -215 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.4-2.4 win for the Capitals on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals bring a 26-13-3 record to the battle against the 16-20-6 Canucks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 24-18 so far and the Canucks go 24-18. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Vancouver injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 6 (Washington Capitals) and the No. 29 (Vancouver Canucks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 10-ranked offense (3.14 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.33 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 20.31% rate while the Canucks have a 77.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Vancouver was a 5-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They lost as +162 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Blues at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -156 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Vancouver's last 13 games
  • Vancouver is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at Columbus, Friday, January 12th
Washington home to Carolina, Thursday, January 11th