Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

The Capitals will play the Red Wings on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 7:08 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 Washington Capitals take on the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, April 9th, 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 Washington Capitals now have a 87.33 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Detroit Red Wings starting this game with a 90.67 power ranking. Generally speaking, the team with the higher power ranking will be the moneyline favorite.
  • Away Washington Capitals - The Washington Capitals start this game with a 16-18-4 record as an away team, ranking them 10th in the league for away team wins. It's also worth noting that the Washington Capitals rank 7th for away team losses.
  • Home Detroit Red Wings - The Detroit Red Wings head to the first puck drop with a 22-12-5 record as a home team, putting them 8th in the league for home team wins. However, they now stand at 11th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - As the 2023-24 NHL regular season wraps up, the Washington Capitals rank 26th (208) for goals scored. The Detroit Red Wings currently sit 9th (257) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Good goalies and defensive players prevent opponents from scoring goals. The Washington Capitals rank 9th (249) in the league for goals allowed. On the other hand, the Detroit Red Wings have allowed 254 goals this season, resulting in a 6th 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 Washington Capitals have a 4-5 shootout win-loss record, with the Detroit Red Wings sporting a 2-1 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Washington Capitals have a 36-30-11 record and the Detroit Red Wings hold a 38-31-8 as the 2023-24 NHL regular season finishes up.

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Hear ye, hear ye! The Capitals face the Red Wings in a battle for playoff seeding...

Washington has 83 points with a 0.468 win percentage, while Detroit has 84 points...

Both teams are fighting for a higher seed in the postseason standings...

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May the magic of the ice rinks favor the team with the most points!

Best Capitals at Red Wings Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Capitals
Favorite

Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are the -150 moneyline favorite. Risk $150 to win $100 on the Detroit Red Wings at BetRivers. The Washington Capitals are the +130 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $130 on the Washington Capitals. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $108 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 6 goals. Risk $105 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Capitals
Favorite

Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings have a -1.5 +165 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Washington Capitals have a +1.5 -190 puck line at BetMGM VA. 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 Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings NHL game on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024?

The Detroit Red Wings are the -150 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Washington Capitals are the +130 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings NHL game on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024?

The best over line is 6 -108 goals at BetRivers, which means you risk $108 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6 -105 goals at BetMGM, and that means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings NHL game on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024?

The Detroit Red Wings are -1.5 +165 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the Washington Capitals are +1.5 -190 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Washington Capitals bettors risk $100 to win $125 at +125 odds. The implied probability for Washington Capitals is 44.44%.
  • Detroit Red Wings bettors risk $100 to win $66.67 at -150 odds. The implied probability for Detroit Red Wings is 60%.

Washington Capitals at Detroit Red Wings Prop Bets

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WSH at DET
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WSH at DET
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2.5 o -1362.5 u +105Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings
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
Detroit Red Wings82413290.5009138278274+4.023-13-518-19-43-15-3-2W3

Washington Capitals & Detroit Red Wings Futures Odds

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Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds
2024-25 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds

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Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Odds
2024-25 Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Odds

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Washington Capitals & Detroit Red Wings Team Pages

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