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Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils in NHL Odds

The New Jersey Devils look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Washington Capitals arrive at Prudential Center on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Washington Capitals in this one, they Capitals listed earlier today as favorites of -145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.8-2.6 victory for the Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 36-9-4 this season, while the Devils are 26-20-6. Washington is 20-20-9 on the totals; New Jersey is 15-23-14. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Jersey vs Washington injuries news.

The New Jersey Devils sit at No. 24 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Capitals sit at a No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Jersey's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.29 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.27 goals allowed. The Devils power play is averaging 19.25% while the Capitals defense kills off 83.56% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -158 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at -147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Jersey
  • New Jersey is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • New Jersey is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • New Jersey is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • New Jersey is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Philadelphia, Sunday, February 7th
New Jersey at New York, Monday, February 8th