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Washington Capitals Face the Vancouver Canucks: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

Washington pays a visit to Vancouver on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Canucks snipers in hockey action at Rogers Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Washington Capitals in this one, they Capitals listed earlier today as underdogs of 100 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3-2.8 win for the Canucks 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 Vancouver Canucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 4-1-0 this season, while the Canucks are 3-1-2. Washington is 2-2-1 on the totals; Vancouver is 2-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Vancouver Canucks at No. 4 and the Washington Capitals at No. 1 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Vancouver's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.67 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Canucks power play is averaging 5% while the Capitals defense kills off 86.67% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Flames on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -134 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Vancouver
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games at home
  • Vancouver is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Edmonton, Friday, October 23rd
Vancouver home to Detroit, Saturday, October 24th