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Washington Capitals favored by -132 against Detroit on Wednesday NHL Odds Menu

The Detroit Red Wings get a visit from the Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Odds action on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Washington Capitals before puck drop in this match found them as -132 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2 win for the Capitals on Wednesday. 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

This season the Detroit Red Wings are 9-8-1 overall while the Washington Capitals are 11-4-1. As for the totals, Detroit is 4-11-3 on the OU, and Washington is 5-9-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Washington injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Red Wings, most recently No. 24 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Washington Capitals, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.28 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.31 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 17.24% while the Capitals defense kills off 84.78% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +178 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Senators on November 16. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Dallas, Thursday, November 19th
Detroit home to Los Angeles, Friday, November 20th