Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

The Capitals will play the Lightning on Thursday, February 22nd, 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 Tampa Bay Lightning. The puck hits the ice on Thursday, February 22nd, 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 87.33 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Tampa Bay Lightning heading into this matchup with a 90.00 power ranking. The team with the higher power ranking is often the favorite.
  • Away Washington Capitals - The Washington Capitals have a 11-12-3 record as an away team, ranking them 9th in the league for away team wins. On the flip side, the Washington Capitals now rank 6th for away team losses.
  • Home Tampa Bay Lightning - The Tampa Bay Lightning start this game with a 18-7-3 record as a home team. That puts them 4th in the league for home team wins. However, they rank 11th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - At this point in the 2023-24 NHL season, the Washington Capitals rank 25th (137) for goals scored. Their opponent, the Tampa Bay Lightning, currently rank 4th (195) 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 16th (169) in the league for goals scored against them. Looking at the Tampa Bay Lightning, they've given up 193 goals this season, ranking them 5th 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 Tampa Bay Lightning owning a 2-0 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Washington Capitals have a 25-21-8 record and the Tampa Bay Lightning hold a 30-22-5 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Hear ye, hear ye! Washington Capitals...versus Tampa Bay Lightning...game preview...important matchup...

Capitals stand at 25-21-8...Lightning at 30-22-5...0.463 win percentage...0.526 win percentage...

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It's sure to be a magical...battle on the ice...don't miss out...on the action...May the best team...emerge victorious...on this fateful night...May the puck...find its way...into the net...and the fans...roar with delight...Cheer for your team...with all your might...as they strive...for victory...Tonight, anything...can happen...so hold onto...your hats...and get ready...for a wild ride...Let the games...begin...and may the best team...win...So gather round...and witness...the clash...of these titans...on the ice...the Washington Capitals...versus the Tampa Bay Lightning...Who will emerge...as the victor...only time will tell...But one thing's for certain...it's going to be...one heck of a game...So grab your wands...and cast your spells...as the puck drops...and the battle...begins...Let's go...Capitals! Let's go...Lightning!

Best Capitals at Lightning Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Capitals
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -195 moneyline favorite. Risk $195 to win $100 on the Tampa Bay Lightning at BetRivers. The Washington Capitals are the +165 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $165 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 6.5 goals. Risk $100 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 6.5 goals. Risk $115 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 +132 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Washington Capitals have a +1.5 -150 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 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -195 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Washington Capitals are the +165 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024?

The best over line is 6.5 +100 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $100 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6.5 -115 goals at BetRivers, and that means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are -1.5 +132 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the Washington Capitals are +1.5 -150 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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2/22/24 7:08pm EST
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Washington Capitals bettors risk $100 to win $160 at +160 odds. The implied probability for Washington Capitals is 38.46%.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning bettors risk $100 to win $51.28 at -195 odds. The implied probability for Tampa Bay Lightning is 66.1%.

Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning Prop Bets

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Lightning
Total Goals
WSH at TBL
2/22/24 7:08pm EST
3.5 o -1213.5 u -108Bet
Capitals
Total Goals
WSH at TBL
2/22/24 7:08pm EST
2.5 o -1302.5 u +100Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Washington Capitals, Tampa Bay Lightning
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
x - Tampa Bay Lightning82452980.5499842291268+23.025-11-520-18-33-15-4-1W1
x - Washington Capitals824031110.4889136220257-37.022-12-718-19-44-54-4-2W3

Washington Capitals & Tampa Bay Lightning Futures Odds

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Washington Capitals & Tampa Bay Lightning Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Game

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