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NHL Betting Line Favors the over the Friday

The Edmonton Oilers will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Washington Capitals pay a visit to Rexall Place.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Washington Capitals in this one, they Capitals listed earlier today as of -105 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

A 3-2.1 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 Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Edmonton Oilers are 3-4-0 overall while the Washington Capitals are 5-1-0. As for the totals, Edmonton is 3-4 on the OU, and Washington is 2-3-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 1-rated Washington Capitals taking on the No. 22-rated Edmonton Oilers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Edmonton Oilers No. 23-ranked offense (2.14 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.33 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 22.22% rate while the Capitals have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Edmonton was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Red Wings. They won as favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Edmonton
  • Edmonton is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Edmonton is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, October 28th
Edmonton home to Los Angeles, Sunday, October 25th