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Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL Odds

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Washington Capitals invade Amalie Arena on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Washington Capitals before puck drop in this match found them as -109 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.6 win for the Capitals on Monday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Lightning currently sport a record of 1-1-0. The Washington Capitals are 2-0-0. Betting totals have seen the Lightning post a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Capitals have gone 2-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tampa Bay Lightning rated this week at No. 8 and the Washington Capitals sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 4.5 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 22.22% while the Capitals defense kills off 100% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington was a 6-1 winner in its last match at home against the Canadiens. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Lightning were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at -104 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 3-13 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • 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 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, October 11th
Tampa Bay home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, October 12th