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Philadelphia Flyers Host Washington Capitals in NHL Betting Action

Washington Capitals


Philadelphia Flyers
Thursday, January 08, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Wells Fargo Center

The visiting Washington Capitals hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Wells Fargo Center against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Philadelphia sat as -145 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 1.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.5-2.3 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 Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Flyers are 15-18-7 so far on the season. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, are 21-11-7. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Philadelphia go 21-18-1 and the Capitals go 19-19-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.

It's a NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Philadelphia Flyers and the No. 2-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Philadelphia Flyers No. 19-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.59 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 21.97% rate while the Capitals have a 79.23% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -123 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 2-1 winner at home against the Senators. Bettors on Philadelphia at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Detroit, Saturday, January 10th
Philadelphia home to Boston, Saturday, January 10th