Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

The Capitals will play the Canadiens on Saturday, February 17th, 2024. 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

With the 2023-24 NHL regular season in full swing, let's turn the page to an exciting matchup between the Washington Capitals and Montreal Canadiens. The puck hits the ice on Saturday, February 17th, 2024. Each team's performance trends are starting to firm up. Keeping that in mind, have a look at stats below before you place a wager.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Washington Capitals currently have a 86.33 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Montreal Canadiens heading into this matchup with a 85.33 power ranking. The team with the higher power ranking is often the favorite.
  • Away Washington Capitals - The Washington Capitals have a 10-12-3 record as an away team, ranking them 10th in the league for away team wins. On the flip side, the Washington Capitals now rank 6th for away team losses.
  • Home Montreal Canadiens - The Montreal Canadiens start this game with a 11-14-3 record as a home team. That puts them 10th in the league for home team wins. However, they rank 3rd for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - At this point in the 2023-24 NHL season, the Washington Capitals rank 24th (127) for goals scored. Their opponent, the Montreal Canadiens, currently rank 18th (154) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals tend to have better goalies and defensive capabilities. The Washington Capitals rank 13th (164) in the league for goals scored against them. Looking at the Montreal Canadiens, they've given up 194 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. Keep this in mind: the Washington Capitals have a 3-4 shootout win-loss record, with the Montreal Canadiens owning a 4-4 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Washington Capitals have a 23-21-8 record and the Montreal Canadiens hold a 22-24-8 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Welcome, fellow wizards and hockey enthusiasts, to this enchanting preview of an important matchup in the 2023-24 NHL regular season. On Saturday, February 17th, 2024, our beloved Washington Capitals, with a standing of 23-21-8, will clash with the Montreal Canadiens, who stand at 22-24-8. Performance trends are shaping up, so let us dive into this magical encounter.

Both teams have been battling hard, but the Capitals hold a slight advantage with a 0.442 win percentage and 54 points in their tally. Meanwhile, the Canadiens have a 0.407 win percentage and 52 points. With so much at stake, this game promises to be a display of wizardry on ice.

Before the puck drops, review each team's stats and standing to get a clearer picture of their current form. This will help us predict the outcome of this mystical showdown. Additionally, have a look at this matchup's game and player prop bets below, as they add an extra layer of excitement to the game.

For those who like to add a touch of magic to their hockey experience, consider placing a bet at BetRivers, BetMGM, or BetWay. They offer a variety of betting options to make your journey through this game more spellbinding. If you are new to hockey betting, learn how to bet on hockey at SportsBetting3.com, where they will guide you through the enchanted realm of sports gambling.

Now, gather your wands, sharpen your senses, and get ready to witness two talented teams collide in a battle for victory. The Capitals and the Canadiens are ready to cast their spells on the ice, and we are fortunate enough to be witnesses to this extraordinary spectacle. May the best team prevail in this enchanting clash of hockey prowess!

Best Capitals at Canadiens Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Montreal Canadiens
Favorite

Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals are the -118 moneyline favorite. Risk $118 to win $100 on the Washington Capitals at BetRivers. The Montreal Canadiens are the +100 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $100 on the Montreal Canadiens. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $110 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 6 goals. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Montreal Canadiens
Favorite

Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals have a -1.5 +200 puck line at BetMGM VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Montreal Canadiens have a +1.5 -250 puck line at BetMGM VA. The Montreal Canadiens 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 Montreal Canadiens NHL game on Saturday, February 17th, 2024?

The Washington Capitals are the -118 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Montreal Canadiens are the +100 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens NHL game on Saturday, February 17th, 2024?

The best over line is 6 -110 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6 -110 goals at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens NHL game on Saturday, February 17th, 2024?

The Washington Capitals are -1.5 +200 puck line favorites at BetMGM, while the Montreal Canadiens are +1.5 -250 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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2/17/24 7:08pm EST
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Montreal Canadiens bettors risk $100 to win $96.15 at -104 odds. The implied probability for Montreal Canadiens 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 Montreal Canadiens Prop Bets

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Canadiens
Total Shots On Goal
WSH at MTL
2/17/24 7:08pm EST
30.5 o -11230.5 u -112Bet
Capitals
Total Shots On Goal
WSH at MTL
2/17/24 7:08pm EST
29.5 o -11229.5 u -112Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Washington Capitals, Montreal Canadiens
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
Montreal Canadiens823036160.3667626236289-53.016-20-514-16-114-82-4-4OT4

Washington Capitals & Montreal Canadiens Futures Odds

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Washington Capitals & Montreal Canadiens Team Pages

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