The Washington Capitals have not won the ultimate prize – the Stanley Cup – in their existence, they entered the NHL in 1974-75, but they did come close in 1998 losing in the Stanley Cup Finals. Getting superstar Alex Ovechkin with the #1 draft pick in 2004 was a huge turning point for this franchise. Ovechkin’s presence has made Washington a team to watch. Sportsbooks let fans get into the action with all of their Washington Capitals betting lines.
Washington Capitals Betting Lines Today
You can follow along with the Capitals success on a daily and yearly basis by chekcing out their next game below. The chart shows the Washington Capitals betting lines today with the moneyline price sportsbooks are offering for each game. Once the game has concluded, you can come back here to see if your wager was a winner.
Washington Capitals Schedule And Games Result
Bettors need to be aware of tough or favorable scheduling spots for the Capitals. Tough spots include back-to-back games, three games in four nights and the first game, back from a long road trip. Favourable spots would be catching opponents in those scenarios mentioned above.
Washington Capitals Standings Conference
Following the Washington Capitals place in the standings is another important tool for hockey bettors. It informs bettors how important games could be for the Capitals and if their opponent is likely to put up a strong challenge.
|1||Los Angeles Kings||9||5||4||0||16||9|
|3||New Jersey Devils||8||5||4||1||21||13|
|4||Columbus Blue Jackets||8||5||3||1||16||11|
|5||Tampa Bay Lightning||8||5||3||1||20||16|
|6||Toronto Maple Leafs||8||5||2||1||26||19|
|7||Detroit Red Wings||8||5||3||1||18||12|
|11||St. Louis Blues||8||6||2||2||18||16|
|18||New York Islanders||5||6||2||3||15||18|
|28||San Jose Sharks||2||4||1||3||8||14|
|29||New York Rangers||2||6||1||5||13||21|
Betting On The Washington Capitals
Continually monitoring the odds sportsbooks list on Washington Capitals is a key point to find success betting. Oddsmakers incorporate numerous data points and situational analysis into pricing those moneyline numbers, and when bettors believe that there is something that is possibly overlooked, a great winning opportunity arises.
Remember, the moneyline prices are numbers that inform you exactly how much you’d have to risk in order to get a certain payout. For example, a moneyline of -140 on the Capitals to win tells you that they are a slight to medium range favorite and you will have to put up $140 to win $100. Games when the Capitals are up against a tough opponent or in a tough spot (as mentioned earlier) you will see Washington as an underdog with a + sign in front of the number. A moneyline of +125 suggests the Capitals are a small underdog and a $100 bet would return $125 in profit.
The Ovechkin era (2004-present) as been a strong one for the Washington Capitals franchise and they are hoping that one day he can finally lead them to the Stanley Cup. The Capitals have come close during this time but have yet to reach the Stanley Cup Finals again.
He is still one of the best players in the game and Washington fans are hoping that they’ll see a Stanley Cup parade in the near future.