It is the fifth game of an unbelievably long eight-game homestand for the Canucks while the Capitals will be playing the third game of a four-game road trip. The hockey betting odds on this matchup are very close.
Bet on hockey success has been found a lot with the Capitals this season. And it hasn’t matter whether they are at home or on the road. The Capitals have been on the road a lot lately though. 11 of their last 15 games have been away from home.
As you bet on hockey you may be able to watch this game on TSN if you are in Canada. The Canucks have been solid at home this season in hockey betting and they have done well against the Capitals in this series. Vancouver has won 7 of the last 10 in this bet on hockey series. The teams don’t play very often and until last year, the Canucks had owned the series. Washington broke a five-game losing streak with a 5-1 home win in hockey betting over the Canucks last season. The Capitals have still lost four of their last five at Vancouver though.
When the Capitals win a bet on hockey they usually win with offense. They are leading the league in goals scored this bet on hockey season. Alex Ovechkin has missed time this season due to injury but he is still having a great bet on hockey year. The Capitals are just mid-pack on defense but Simeon Varlamov is an excellent goalie who can win games for those that bet on hockey.
Vancouver is one of those Jekyll and Hyde teams as they are excellent for those that bet on hockey when they are at home and rotten on the road. The Canucks can score and play defense at home but it has worked out well on the road in hockey betting. The Canucks are 4th in the league in offense and 9th in defense so they really should be a better team in bet on hockey standings than they are. Roberto Luongo is an excellent goaltender and so far this bet on hockey season the Canucks have been finding players to put the puck in the net.