NHL Matchups  >>  Florida Panthers vs. Washington Capitals Preview 02/09/2013

 
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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Florida Panthers and the Washington Capitals meet at Verizon Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Capitals listed as 116-moneyline favorites versus the Panthers, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
The Panthers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +127 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Washington lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Penguins on February 7. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -177 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Washington:
Team record: 2-8-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games
is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Florida

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Florida:
Team record: 4-5-1 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 3-7


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Washington at Florida, Tuesday, February 12