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Moneyline Favors the Boston Bruins in Battle with the Washington Capitals – Betting Odds and Pick

TD Garden hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Boston Bruins and the visiting Washington Capitals on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Capitals were listed as 104 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.3 win for the Bruins on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 19-12-1 this season, while the Bruins are 15-9-4. Washington is 18-14 on the totals; Boston is 13-15. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Washington injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Bruins, most recently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Washington Capitals, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 20-ranked offense (2.89 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.91 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 19.1% rate while the Capitals have a 80.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -182 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Boston was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Boston at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Washington
  • Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Anaheim, Saturday, December 16th
Boston home to New York, Saturday, December 16th