Devils at Capitals NHL Odds & Game Prediction

Devils at Capitals NHL Odds & Game Prediction

Written by on November 30, 2018

The New Jersey Devils travel to the nation’s capital to take on defending champion Washington in a major battle on Friday night, Nov. 30. Do the Devils have any shot of beating the Caps? Or, will Washington continue it’s dominance over New Jersey at home?

New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals 2018 NHL Hockey Odds

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:00 pm ET
  • Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
  • TV: TVA
  • Radio: New Jersey / Washington
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • Moneyline Odds: Washington -175
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 5.5 (-110)
  • Puck Line Odds: Washington -1 ½ +175

Why New Jersey Devils are a good bet +140?

There is some upside betting on 9-10-4 New Jersey tonight. The Devils put a massive beat down on the Caps the last time they faced them. By massive, we’re talking football without the extra point score.

New Jersey took 36 shots on goal to Washington’s 21. NJ scored 6 goals from those 36 shots. At the end of the nigh, the Devils had beaten the Caps 6-0. Because that match happened less than 2 months ago around mid-October, New Jersey can repeat the great performance on Friday night.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 3.0
  • Shots For: 33.3
  • Power Plays: 20%
  • Face-Offs: 46.6%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 3.3
  • Shots Against: 31.4
  • Penalty Kills: 84%
  • Shutouts: 3

Why Washington Capitals are a good bet -175?

Are the Capitals a safe bet for Friday night?

The defending Stanley Cup Champions head into this match on Nov. 30 scorching hot. The Caps have won 6 straight:  3-2 over Colorado, 5-4 over Montreal, 4-2 over Chicago, and 3-1 over Detroit.

Their other two victories were road wins against the New York squad’, 5-3 over the Rangers and 4-1 over the Islanders. The Washington Capitals are way too hot to lose to the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 3.5
  • Shots For: 29.8
  • Power Plays: 28.4%
  • Face-Offs: 48.6%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 3.0
  • Shots Against: 32.5
  • Penalty Kills: 77%
  • Shutouts: 5

NHL Betting Trends for Devils at Capitals

  • New Jersey is 4-13 ATS in the last 17 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 1-5 SU in the last 6 games
  • The total went OVER in 4 of New Jersey’s last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in the last 5 games
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games at home

Devils at Capitals Final NHL Betting Analysis

All signs point to New Jersey’s 6-0 beat down of Washington the last time these two faced each other as nothing more than an anomaly. The Caps didn’t play much hockey in that match, but Washington’s a much different squad now, while New Jersey hasn’t been good at all lately.

The Devils are on a 3-7 slide in their last 10. They’ve gone 1-4 in their last 5. New Jersey can play Washington tough for about a period, but the Caps should win this by at least 2 goals.

NHL Free Pick: Capitals -1 ½ +175
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