Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Total Line Bet
Moneyline: Pittsburgh -200
Over/Under Line: 5.5 Ov -115
The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals in an Eastern Conference match up.
In their last games the Penguins beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 and the Capitals lost to the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in a shootout.
The Penguins have won 5 straight over the Capitals.
In the last 12 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Under 9 times.
The Penguins are solid on both sides of the ice ranking 4th in the league in scoring and 8th on defense.
The Capitals have a solid offense, but only rank 20th in the league in goals allowed per game.
This season the Penguins are 19-3-0-0 at home and the Capitals are 8-8-0-0 on the road.
Straight up and Against the Line Records
Washington Capitals: 22-16-2-6 SU / 20-26 ATS
Pittsburgh Penguins: 33-12-2-0 SU / 22-25 ATS
Washington at Pittsburgh Betting Trends
WASH is 2-5 in their last 7 road games.
WASH is 2-6 in their last 8 overall.
WASH has an Under record of 7-3 in their last 10 games.
PITT is 42-10 in their last 52 home games.
PITT is 4-0 in their last 4 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
PITT has an Over record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Sagarin Power Rankings Pick
Washington Capitals: 3.77
Pittsburgh Penguins: 4.88
Key Player Injuries
Jack Hillen D Inactive List Oct 8 knee Month-to-month
Brian Gibbons C Inactive List Jan 14 lower body Day-to-Day
James Neal W Out Jan 14 upper body Day-to-day
Joe Vitale C Inactive List Jan 12 wrist Early February
Chuck Kobasew W Out Jan 5 lower body Day-to-Day
Chris Conner W Out Jan 2 hand Late February-Early March
Pascal Dupuis W Out Dec 24 knee Indefinitely
Jayson Megna C Inactive List Dec 17 lower body Early-Mid February
Andrew Ebbett C Inactive List Dec 16 ankle Indefinitely
Paul Martin D Inactive List Nov 27 lower body Day-to-day
Beau Bennett W Inactive List Nov 24 wrist Late February
Tomas Vokoun G Inactive List Sep 30 pelvis Indefinitely