Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

The Capitals will play the Penguins on Thursday, March 7th, 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

We're now in the back half of the 2023-24 NHL regular season. Face off for the matchup between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins happens on Thursday, March 7th, 2024. Review each team's performance trends and insights below. Finally, recall that each team's point tally determines their playoff eligibility and seed. Stacking up as many wins as possible is key to securing an optimal NHL playoffs berth.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Washington Capitals now have a 86.00 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Pittsburgh Penguins starting this game with a 90.33 power ranking. Generally speaking, the team with the higher power ranking will be the moneyline favorite.
  • Away Washington Capitals - The Washington Capitals have a 12-13-4 record as an away team. That standing puts them 10th in the league for away team wins. However, the Washington Capitals now rank 7th for away team losses.
  • Home Pittsburgh Penguins - The puck drops for the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 16-10-4 record as a home team. That result ranks them 7th in the league for home team wins. But, they now sit at 10th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - Heading into the second half of the 2023-24 NHL season, the Washington Capitals rank 26th (160) for goals scored. The Pittsburgh Penguins currently rank 21st (179) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals have better defensive players and goalies. The Washington Capitals rank 15th (193) in the league for goals allowed. As for the Pittsburgh Penguins, they've allowed 169 goals this season, resulting in a 24th league ranking.
  • Shootout Records - A tie following 3 periods of regulation time and overtime mean a shootout will be held to determine the winner. The Washington Capitals have a 3-4 shootout win-loss record, with the Pittsburgh Penguins owning a 2-2 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Washington Capitals have a 28-23-9 record and the Pittsburgh Penguins hold a 28-24-8 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Capitals
Favorite

Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the -162 moneyline favorite. Risk $162 to win $100 on the Pittsburgh Penguins at BetRivers. The Washington Capitals are the +145 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $145 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

Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins have a -1.5 +145 puck line at BetMGM VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Washington Capitals have a +1.5 -175 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 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL game on Thursday, March 7th, 2024?

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the -162 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Washington Capitals are the +145 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins NHL game on Thursday, March 7th, 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 Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins NHL game on Thursday, March 7th, 2024?

The Pittsburgh Penguins are -1.5 +145 puck line favorites at BetMGM, while the Washington Capitals are +1.5 -175 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Washington Capitals bettors risk $100 to win $132 at +132 odds. The implied probability for Washington Capitals is 43.1%.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins bettors risk $100 to win $61.73 at -162 odds. The implied probability for Pittsburgh Penguins is 61.83%.

Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins
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
Pittsburgh Penguins823832120.4638836255251+4.023-14-415-18-82-36-2-2L1

Washington Capitals & Pittsburgh Penguins Futures Odds

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Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds

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Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Odds

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Washington Capitals & Pittsburgh Penguins Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Game

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

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Thursday, March 7th, 2024 at 7:08 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NHL page, look for the Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins Game.

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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