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NHL Betting Line Favors the Washington Capitals over the Ottawa Senators Thursday

Washington Capitals


Ottawa Senators
Thursday, February 05, 2015 7:30 PM ET
Canadian Tire Centre

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Ottawa and the Washington Capitals on Thursday, with the host Senators trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Ottawa Senators as 113 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Pick

A 3.6-3 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 Ottawa Senators Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Ottawa Senators are 20-20-9 overall while the Washington Capitals are 26-15-10. As for the totals, Ottawa is 21-21-7 on the OU, and Washington is 24-26-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Washington injuries news.

This game puts the Ottawa Senators, most recently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Washington Capitals, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

How Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 14-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.53 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 16.76% rate while the Capitals have a 80.81% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -118 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Devils on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -124 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
Washington is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Ottawa
Ottawa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Ottawa's last 11 games at home
Ottawa is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 7 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Anaheim, Friday, February 6th
Ottawa home to Columbus, Saturday, February 7th