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Washington Capitals Visit Chicago Blackhawks Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

Fans betting on NHL look for value at United Center on Sunday as the host Chicago Blackhawks battle the Washington Capitals in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Chicago Blackhawks in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -117 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Sunday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.7-1.9 result in favor of the Capitals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 45-11-4 this season, while the Blackhawks are 38-20-5. Washington is 25-23-12 on the totals; Chicago is 22-29-12. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Washington injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Chicago Blackhawks and the No. 4-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 8-ranked offense (2.81 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.32 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 23.24% rate while the Capitals have a 83.87% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 3-2 winner at home against the Wild. Bettors on Washington at -210 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at +129 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
  • Chicago is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Chicago is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games
  • Chicago is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, March 1st
Chicago at Detroit, Wednesday, March 2nd