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Washington Capitals at Detroit Red Wings Betting Lines and Trends

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Washington Capitals at Detroit battle on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena as the Red Wings try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-0.5 win for the Capitals on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 39-11-6 this season, while the Red Wings are 22-25-10. Washington is 25-18-13 against the total, while Detroit is 26-25-6 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Washington injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Detroit Red Wings and the No. 1-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.47 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.16 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 11.23% while the Capitals defense kills off 84.54% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Ducks on February 11. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -179 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Blues on February 15. Bettors who backed the Blues at -103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Sunday, February 19th
Detroit at Pittsburgh, Sunday, February 19th