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New Jersey Devils Home to Capitals in NHL Betting Odds Action

The New Jersey Devils battle the visiting Washington Capitals on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Prudential Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Washington Capitals opened as -175 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.2 win for the Capitals on Thursday. 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 look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 32-10-6 this season, while the Devils are 20-20-9. Washington is 21-17-10 against the total, while New Jersey is 16-20-13 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Jersey vs Washington injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-ranked New Jersey Devils and the No. 2-rated Washington Capitals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New Jersey Devils No. 28-ranked offense (2.27 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.17 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 13.25% rate while the Capitals have a 85.47% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New Jersey was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Kings. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Washington is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • New Jersey is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Tuesday, January 31st
New Jersey at Detroit, Tuesday, January 31st