Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

The Capitals will play the Blue Jackets on Thursday, December 21st, 2023. Your timezone's face off time is 7:08 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The Washington Capitals will be taking on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, December 21st, 2023 in what promises to be another exiting matchup of the 2023-24 NHL regular season. The following are some important performance metrics and team stats to consider before placing a wager. Keep an eye on these numbers. Trends for each team will develop as the 2023-24 season progresses.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Washington Capitals currently have a 92.00 SportsBetting3.com power ranking so far this season. Meanwhile, the Columbus Blue Jackets head into this game with a 87.00 power ranking.
  • Away Washington Capitals - With the NHL season now underway, the Washington Capitals have a 7-5-2 record as an away team, ranking them 6th in the league for away team wins. The Washington Capitals now rank 8th for away team losses.
  • Home Columbus Blue Jackets - The Columbus Blue Jackets possess a 7-9-2 record as a home team. That record ranks them 6th in the league for home team wins. On the other hand, they rank 2nd for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - The Washington Capitals rank 25th (73) for goals scored in the 2023-24 NHL season. Their opponent for this matchup, the Columbus Blue Jackets, currently rank 9th (105) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - The number of goals scored against a team is one indicator of its defensive capabilities. The Washington Capitals rank 20th (82) in the league for goals scored against them. On the other side of the ice, the Columbus Blue Jackets have given up 121 goals this season, ranking them 2nd in the league.
  • Shootout Records - If the game is tied at the end of regulation and overtime, a shootout will be held to determine the winner. Currently, the Washington Capitals have a 3-2 shootout win-loss record, with the Columbus Blue Jackets owning a 0-1 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Washington Capitals have a 16-9-4 record and the Columbus Blue Jackets hold a 11-17-5 so far in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Ladies and gentlemen, wizards and witches, gather 'round for a magical match-up on this enchanted night! On Thursday, December 21st, 2023, the Washington Capitals will take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in a crucial clash of the 2023-24 NHL regular season. As the season is now underway, the stakes have never been higher!

The Capitals, with a standing of 16-9-4, hold a 0.552 win percentage and have tallied 36 points so far. The Blue Jackets, on the other hand, have a 11-17-5 standing, with a win percentage of 0.333 and 27 points. It's a battle between the strong and the struggling, as these two teams collide on the icy battlefield.

As wizards, it's important to analyze the odds before the game begins. What fate awaits our beloved teams? Will the Capitals cast a spell of victory or will the Blue Jackets conjure an upset? See this game's prop bets below and consider placing a bet at BetWay, BetRivers, or BetMGM. Let your intuition guide you, my fellow wizards!

But wait, hold your brooms! If you're new to the world of betting, fear not. Visit SportsBetting3.com to learn how to bet on hockey and unravel the mystery of hockey betting spells. With their guidance, you'll be able to navigate the enchanting realm of wagering with confidence.

So, wizards and witches, prepare yourselves for a spellbinding spectacle on the ice. The Capitals and Blue Jackets are ready to unleash their power and prowess. Will the Capitals maintain their dominance, or will the Blue Jackets rise from the depths? Join us on Thursday, December 21st, 2023, as the puck drops and the magic unfolds!

Best Capitals at Blue Jackets Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Columbus Blue Jackets
Favorite

Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals are the -115 moneyline favorite. Risk $115 to win $100 on the Washington Capitals at BetMGM. The Columbus Blue Jackets are the -104 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $104 to win $100 on the Columbus Blue Jackets. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $118 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

Columbus Blue Jackets
Favorite

Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals have a -1.5 +205 puck line at BetRivers Array. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Columbus Blue Jackets have a +1.5 -250 puck line at BetRivers. The Columbus Blue Jackets 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 Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game on Thursday, December 21st, 2023?

The Washington Capitals are the -115 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Columbus Blue Jackets are the -104 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game on Thursday, December 21st, 2023?

The best over line is 6 -118 goals at BetRivers, which means you risk $118 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 Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game on Thursday, December 21st, 2023?

The Washington Capitals are -1.5 +205 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the Columbus Blue Jackets are +1.5 -250 puck line underdogs at BetRivers.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Columbus Blue Jackets bettors risk $100 to win $96.15 at -104 odds. The implied probability for Columbus Blue Jackets is 50.98%.
  • Washington Capitals bettors risk $100 to win $84.75 at -118 odds. The implied probability for Washington Capitals is 54.13%.

Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets Prop Bets

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Blue Jackets
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WSH at CBJ
12/21/23 7:08pm EST
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WSH at CBJ
12/21/23 7:08pm EST
3 o -1223 u -106Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
x - Washington Capitals824031110.4889136220257-37.022-12-718-19-44-54-4-2W3
Columbus Blue Jackets822743120.3296624237300-63.017-19-510-24-73-24-6-0W1

Washington Capitals & Columbus Blue Jackets Futures Odds

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Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds
2023-24 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds

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Columbus Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Odds

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Washington Capitals & Columbus Blue Jackets Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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