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

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Rogers Arena on Thursday as the host Vancouver Canucks battle the Washington Capitals in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Washington Capitals before puck drop in this match found them as -145 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.4-1.3 result in favor of the Canucks today. 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

5-3-1 Vancouver battles the Capitals, currently with a 4-4-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 4-5 for the Canucks and 6-3 for the Capitals. 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. 31 and the Washington Capitals at No. 3 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Vancouver Canucks No. 23-ranked offense (2.67 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.44 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 10% rate while the Capitals have a 76.92% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 4-1 loser at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at +122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at +169 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
  • Washington is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • Vancouver is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Edmonton, Saturday, October 28th
Vancouver home to Dallas, Monday, October 30th