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Devils vs. Capitals Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 7:07 PM ET (Tue, Feb 20, 2024)


The New Jersey Devils battle the Washington Capitals in NHL Hockey action on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Puck drop is set for 7:07 PM ET.

Want betting info or a prediction for this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the right side of the betting action for this match-up.


Devils vs. Capitals Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: New Jersey Devils (Favorite)
Home Team: Washington Capitals (Underdog)
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Time: 7:07 PM ET
League: National Hockey League (NHL)

New Jersey Devils Moneyline: -166
Washington Capitals Moneyline: +145

New Jersey Devils Puck Line: -1.5 (+150)
Washington Capitals Puck Line: +1.5 (-171)

Game Total Goals: 6.5 (Over -109 / Under -107)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the New Jersey Devils and the Washington Capitals, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's break down the away team and -166 betting favorites, the New Jersey Devils.

In their last 10 games, the Devils have a Straight Up record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 win in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Devils have an Against-the-Spread record of 6 wins, 4 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 win in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Devils games have a record of 5 overs, 5 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

OK now let's break down the home team and +145 betting underdogs, the Washington Capitals.

In their last 10 games, the Capitals have a Straight Up record of 2 wins, 8 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 win in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Capitals have an Against-the-Spread record of 3 wins, 7 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 2 losses in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Capitals games have a record of 6 overs, 3 unders, 1 push in their last 10 games with an active streak of 2 overs in a row.

If you you would like more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Devils vs. Capitals Trend Finder directly.


Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

Based on our simulation of the Devils vs. Capitals NHL game, we have the New Jersey Devils beating the Washington Capitals with a simulated final score of: New Jersey Devils [5] - Washington Capitals [4]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Devils vs. Capitals Simulation directly. Also after the Devils vs. Capitals game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.


What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Now let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Devils vs. Capitals NHL match-up? Based on the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Devils -166

Free Puck Line Pick: Capitals +1.5 (-171)

Free Total Pick: Over 6.5 (-109)


We hope our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals NHL Hockey match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Related News (NHL News)

Ovechkin and McMichael each score twice as the Capitals deal the Devils a 6-2 defeat

Tue, Feb 20, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Ovechkin and McMichael each score twice as the Capitals deal the Devils a 6-2 defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Alex Ovechkin and Connor McMichael each scored twice, and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2, boosting their slim playoff chances and dealing their division rivals a tough blow in their pursuit.

Ovechkin's goals give him 838 in his NHL career. He has 16 this season, with eight of them coming over the past eight games to reignite talk of him breaking Wayne Gretzky's record.

Charlie Lindgren also made 37 saves, and Dylan Strome and Michael Sgarbossa scored as Washington won a second consecutive game.

Washington's offensive outburst came at a bad time for the Devils, who remain four points back of the second and final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference and trail third-place Philadelphia by five points. After losing 11 of their past 18 games, they have 27 left in the regular season to complete a return to the playoffs.

READ MORE Capitals' Nic Dowd leaves game against the Devils with an upper-body injury Coyotes laboring through 10-game losing streak after being in playoff picture a month ago Forward Michael Rasmussen signs a four-year contract extension with the Red Wings

The Capitals stayed in the race for at least another day. They're two points back of New Jersey but have a brutal upcoming schedule, with four of their next five opponents in playoff position, and may need to play part or all of that stretch without valuable center Nic Dowd, who left after the first period because of an upper-body injury.

They'll take the win, though, after McMichael scored 39 seconds in, then set a new single-season career high with 10 goals in highlight-reel fashion. He dangled around Devils forward Tomas Nosek inside the blue line, past rookie defenseman Simon Nemec and around goaltender Nico Daws before tucking the puck just inside the right post.

Strome's goal in the third period was his 21st of the season, off a rebound like McMichael's first of the game. He's now two back of tying his career best, set last year.

At the other end of the ice, Lindgren was nearly perfect. Alexander Holtz scored late in the first after a cross-crease pass from Nemec made for a nearly unstoppable scoring chance, and Erik Haula broke through Washington's defense and lifted a backhander past Lindgren late in regulation.

Daws allowed six goals on 25 shots, hours after New Jersey put No. 1 goalie Vitek Vanecek on injured reserve.

New Jersey did get an important player back, with Jonas Siegenthaler returning after missing 16 games with a broken foot. Siegenthaler came back against the team with which he made his NHL debut and played 108 games with before being traded in 2021.

UP NEXT

Devils: Host the division-leading New York Rangers on Thursday night.

Capitals: Visit the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night to open a two-game road trip.

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