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OVER Trending Between Stars, Caps

The top two scoring teams in the NHL are set to clash when the Washington Capitals visit the Dallas Stars Saturday. The Stars have scored a league leading 178 goals this season and has cashed OVER tickets in each of their past five outings. The Caps are just behind the Stars in goals (175) and have only gone under twice in their past 18 games.

Shark Bites
  • The Capitals are 7-1 in their past eight road games.
  • The Stars have won the past eight games against the Capitals.
  • The OVER is 10-5 in the past 15 games between the Stars and the Capitals.

Winners of five of their past six games, the Stars enter Saturday night's game just one point behind the Chicago Blackhawks for the Central Division lead. After a slump that saw him tally just two points in seven games, Tyler Seguin has three goals and four assists in the past five.

The Capitals enter this game on a five-game winning streak, but only one of those games saw Washington win by more than one goal. Leading scorer Evgeny Kuznetsov has passed concussion protocol and will be on the ice for the Caps Saturday. 

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Washington Capitals opened as -105 moneyline underdogs 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 Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 40-9-4 this season, while the Stars are 35-15-5. Washington is 22-20-11 on the totals; Dallas is 29-25-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Dallas Stars at No. 13 and the Washington Capitals at No. 3 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 2-ranked offense (3.27 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.28 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 22.09% rate while the Capitals have a 83.54% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -130 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Dallas was a 4-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Blackhawks. They won as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
  • Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
  • Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 5 games
  • Dallas is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, February 16th
Dallas at Nashville, Monday, February 15th

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