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Tampa Bay Lightning Home to Capitals in NHL Betting Odds Action

Washington Capitals


Tampa Bay Lightning
Saturday, November 01, 2014 7:00 PM ET
St. Pete Times Forum

The Washington Capitals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Lightning in Tampa Bay at Tampa Bay Times Forum on Saturday in NHL betting odds action.

Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning Opening Odds and Betting Line

NHL Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Tampa Bay Lightning as -152 moneyline Favorite in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-3.1 win for the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Washington Capitals have seen them go 4-3-2 so far this season, while the Lightning are at 7-3-1. In totals betting, the Tampa Bay Lightning are 6-5, while the Capitals are 4-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 16-rated Washington Capitals taking on the No. 2-rated Tampa Bay Lightning in this contest.

How Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 3-ranked offense (3.45 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.56 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 26.19% rate while the Capitals have a 79.41% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Red Wings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at +115 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-3 winner at home against the Flyers. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 14 games on the road
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Arizona, Sunday, November 2nd
Tampa Bay home to Calgary, Thursday, November 6th