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Washington Capitals Face the Colorado Avalanche: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

The Colorado Avalanche get a visit from the Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Washington Capitals opened as -125 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

A 2.9-2.7 result in favor of the Capitals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche are 8-7-1 so far on the season. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, are 10-8-1. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Colorado go 11-4-1 and the Capitals go 10-9 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Colorado Avalanche rated this week at No. 17 and the Washington Capitals sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 7-ranked offense (3.38 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 17 at 3.11 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 20.97% rate while the Capitals have a 78.67% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington was a 6-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Predators. They lost as +121 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at -138 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Minnesota, Saturday, November 18th
Colorado at Nashville, Saturday, November 18th