NHL Matchups  >>  Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Preview 03/19/2013

The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Consol Energy Centre.
Oddsmakers currently have the Penguins listed as 231-moneyline favorites versus the Capitals, while the game's total is sitting at 6.
In their last action, Washington was a 5-3 winner at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Washington at -126 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Penguins were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -123 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh:
Team record: 22-8-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 9 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

Washington:
Team record: 12-15-1 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 14 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a win are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Washington at Winnipeg, Thursday, March 21
Pittsburgh at NY Islanders, Friday, March 22