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Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers Preview

Philadelphia FlyersWashington Capitals
Dec 13, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals Odds

18-7-3TEAM RECORD15-12-1

Philadelphia pays a visit to Washington on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Capitals bats in hockey action at Verizon Center.

The Capitals sit at 15-12-1 on the season; in comparison, the Flyers are currently 18-7-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 17-11 OU, and Philadelphia is 17-10-1 OU.

View Philadelphia vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Capitals and the No. 5-rated Flyers in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 6-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 18.1% rate while the Flyers have a 82.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Lightning on December 10. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Capitals were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Flyers at Capitals trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Washington is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia at Montreal, Thursday, December 15
Washington at Winnipeg, Thursday, December 15