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Washington Capitals Host Winnipeg Jets in NHL Betting Action

The Washington Capitals will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Winnipeg Jets pay a visit to Verizon Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Winnipeg Jets before puck drop in this match found them as 164 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

A 0.2-0 result in favor of the Capitals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Winnipeg Jets vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals sport a record of 14-5-1 heading into this matchup, while the Winnipeg Jets sit at 10-10-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-12-2 for the Capitals and 10-11-1 for the Jets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Winnipeg injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-ranked Washington Capitals and the No. 29-rated Winnipeg Jets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 6-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Winnipeg Jets defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.14 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 22.41% rate while the Jets have a 79.12% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Winnipeg lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Avalanche on November 23. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Oilers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -230 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Winnipeg is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
  • Winnipeg is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Winnipeg at Minnesota, Friday, November 27th
Washington home to Tampa Bay, Friday, November 27th