OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Washington Capitals host Calgary Flames in hockey action

Calgary FlamesWashington Capitals
Jan 3, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Calgary Flames vs Washington Capitals Odds

18-17-5TEAM RECORD20-15-2

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Calgary duelling Washington on Tuesday at Verizon Center.

The Capitals sport records of 20-15-2 heading into this matchup, while the Flames sit at 18-17-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-16 for the Capitals and 16-22-2 for the Flames.

View Calgary vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Capitals as -180 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 13 (Capitals) and the No. 22 (Flames) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 9-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 18% rate while the Flames have a 83.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at -125 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Capitals were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Columbus are 5-5-1
After a win are 4-6

A few Flames at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games when playing Washington
Calgary is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Calgary is 2-7-2 SU in its last 11 games ,when playing Washington
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games at home
Washington7-2-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Calgary
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Calgary at Boston, Thursday, January 5
Washington at San Jose, Saturday, January 7