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Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals Online NHL Betting Picks

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Chicago Blachawks vs. Washington Capitals

The 2018 online NHL betting season continues this Wednesday night with a flurry of matchups worth betting on. Without a doubt, the Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals matchup ranks amongst one of the more high profile pairings of the evening. The Caps are having a successful season and will be looking to continue their plight towards the top of the Metropolitan. The Blackhawks on the other hand, are having a hard time finding traction and will be vying for a rebound this Wednesday night. Let’s take a look at the NHL sportsbook betting odds to see what kind of matchup they’re predicting.

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals – Wednesday, Nov. 21st        

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC


Stream: ESPN+

Online NHL Betting Odds:

Blackhawks +1½ (-230)   6 (-110)   +116
Capitals -1½ (+192)      6 (-110) -136
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Chicago Blackhawks       

The Blackhawks ride into this Wednesday night matchup sporting an 8-8-5 record that ranks them as the 2nd worst team in the Central Division. Considering the kind of season they’re coming off, it’s no surprise to see Chicago struggle this early in the schedule. The only question is whether or not they’ll be able to bounce back or if this will be the precedent of the season. As for tonight’s matchup, it’s clear that Chicago has no chips in their favor. Since the Blackhawks are 3-6-1 in their last 10 against Washington, not too many online NHL betting players will be taking them this evening. On top of that, the numbers don’t favor them one bit. Chicago enters this matchup with the 26th worst scoring offense in the league and they’re tied for 23rd in points allowed. Although Washington is 25th in points allowed, they rank 7th overall in scoring. And since they’ll be at home, the Caps should be able to take care of the Blackhawks.

Players to Watch: Patrick Kane (12 G, 13 A, 25 PTS), Jonathan Toews (10 G, 8 A, 18 PTS), and Alex DeBrincat (9 G, 7 A, 16 PTS).

Washington Capitals       

The Caps slide into this evening’s contest flashing a 10-7-3 record. All in all, Washington has been having a successful season. They have a 3-1 record in their last in their last 4 and haven’t conceded 3 consecutive losses all season long. Entering this evening’s contest riding a 2-game winning, Washington is confident they can edge out a home win this evening. With a superior offense, Washington is no doubt the favorite this evening.

Players to Watch: Alex Ovechkin (15 G, 8 A, 23 PTS), Nicklas Backstrom (6 G, 17 A, 23 PTS), and John Carlson (5 G, 16 A, 21 PTS).

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals Betting Predictions


  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
  • Chicago is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
  • Chicago is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Washington is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals matchup? All things considered, Washington is the only way to bet here. The money line offers plenty of value so make sure to take them straight up. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 6-3 Washington.