Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals Odds

The Lightning will play the Capitals on Saturday, April 13th, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 5:38 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

As the 2023-24 NHL regular season ends, there's still some great hockey action on the docket. The Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Washington Capitals on Saturday, April 13th, 2024 in what could be a pivotal matchup for determining playoff seeds. We've put together some useful statistical trends below, ideal for handicapping this matchup. Don't forget that each team's point tally determines their playoff eligibility and seed. Now more than ever, piling up as many wins as possible will be critical to locking up a playoff berth.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Tampa Bay Lightning now have a 92.67 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Washington Capitals starting this game with a 86.33 power ranking. Generally speaking, the team with the higher power ranking will be the moneyline favorite.
  • Away Tampa Bay Lightning - The Tampa Bay Lightning start this game with a 20-17-3 record as an away team, ranking them 7th in the league for away team wins. It's also worth noting that the Tampa Bay Lightning rank 8th for away team losses.
  • Home Washington Capitals - The Washington Capitals head to the first puck drop with a 20-12-7 record as a home team, putting them 9th in the league for home team wins. However, they now stand at 9th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - As the 2023-24 NHL regular season wraps up, the Tampa Bay Lightning rank 3rd (281) for goals scored. The Washington Capitals currently sit 22nd (212) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Good goalies and defensive players prevent opponents from scoring goals. The Tampa Bay Lightning rank 12th (256) in the league for goals allowed. On the other hand, the Washington Capitals have allowed 254 goals this season, resulting in a 14th league ranking.
  • Shootout Records - A shootout will be held to determine the winner following a tie after 3 periods and overtime. Heading into the end of the season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have a 3-1 shootout win-loss record, with the Washington Capitals sporting a 4-5 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Tampa Bay Lightning have a 44-27-8 record and the Washington Capitals hold a 37-31-11 as the 2023-24 NHL regular season finishes up.

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Hocus pocus...the Tampa Bay Lightning wizardly skate against the Washington Capitals on Saturday. The Lightning aim to secure a top playoff seed with their impressive season point total... Standings: Lightning 44-27-8, Capitals 37-31-11. Lightning hold a 0.557 win percentage and 96 points, while the Capitals have a 0.468 win percentage and 85 points...

The Capitals look to play spoiler as they battle for a playoff spot. The Lightning must bring their A-game to fend off their determined opponents... But in the game of hockey, anything can happen on the ice... (especially during the final games of the season)...

For those looking to add some extra excitement to the game, the tables below provide the best bets for this matchup. Bet on NHL hockey at BetRivers, BetWay, or BetMGM for a chance to win big... (and experience the thrill of hockey betting)...

In the world of NHL magic, every point matters as teams jockey for playoff position. With the season winding down, this matchup between the Lightning and Capitals is sure to be a thrilling battle to the end... (may the best team prevail)...

So grab your wands and get ready for a spellbinding showdown between these two formidable foes. It's Lightning vs. Capitals in a clash of titans on the ice... (let the magic of hockey take over)....

Best Lightning at Capitals Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Capitals
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -137 moneyline favorite. Risk $137 to win $100 on the Tampa Bay Lightning at BetRivers. The Washington Capitals are the +120 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $120 on the Washington Capitals. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $120 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 6 goals. Risk $100 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Capitals
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have a -1.5 +180 puck line at BetMGM Array. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Washington Capitals have a +1.5 -225 puck line at BetMGM. The Washington Capitals are the puck line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals NHL game on Saturday, April 13th, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -137 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Washington Capitals are the +120 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals NHL game on Saturday, April 13th, 2024?

The best over line is 6 -120 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6 +100 goals at BetMGM, and that means you risk $100 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals NHL game on Saturday, April 13th, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are -1.5 +180 puck line favorites at BetMGM, while the Washington Capitals are +1.5 -225 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Lightning
Capitals
4/13/24 5:38pm EDT
-137+114
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Washington Capitals bettors risk $100 to win $114 at +114 odds. The implied probability for Washington Capitals is 46.73%.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning bettors risk $100 to win $72.99 at -137 odds. The implied probability for Tampa Bay Lightning is 57.81%.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals Prop Bets

NHL Prop Bets
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Lightning
Total Shots On Goal
TBL at WSH
4/13/24 5:38pm EDT
28.5 o -11228.5 u -112Bet
Capitals
Total Shots On Goal
TBL at WSH
4/13/24 5:38pm EDT
28.5 o -11228.5 u -112Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
x - Tampa Bay Lightning81442980.5439641285264+21.024-11-520-18-33-15-4-1L2
x - Washington Capitals824031110.4889136220257-37.022-12-718-19-44-54-4-2W3

Tampa Bay Lightning & Washington Capitals Futures Odds

Latest Stanley Cup odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn how Stanley Cup betting works. See past Championship results and learn how to bet NHL teasers, props and parlays.

Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Odds
2023-24 Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Odds

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Lightning
+2000
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+2500
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Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds
2023-24 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds

Team
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Capitals
+7500
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+12500
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Tampa Bay Lightning & Washington Capitals Team Pages

Review each team's season point total odds, futures odds, betting bonuses and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

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