The Washington Capitals (1-2) visit the Montreal Canadiens (1-1-1) on Saturday, October 21, with both coming off a defeat in their last game. The sportsbooks have made the Capitals solid favorites at -122 on the moneyline, despite being away from home, and the Canadiens are at +100.
The betting facts in what follows use the latest odds as of October 21, 2023 at 3:15 PM ET. See below the latest odds for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!
Capitals vs. Canadiens Betting Odds
- Moneyline: WAS: (-122) | MON: (+100)
- Puck line: WAS: -1.5 (196) | MON: +1.5 (-246)
- Total: 6.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-117)
Injury Report as of October 21
Capitals: Charlie Lindgren: Upper Body (Out), Max Pacioretty: Achilles (Out), Joel Edmundson: Hand (Out), Nic Dowd: Upper Body (Out)
Canadiens: Kaiden Guhle: Upper Body (Questionable), Carey Price: Knee (Out), Christian Dvorak: Knee (Out), Chris Wideman: Back (Out), Kirby Dach: Knee (Out)
Capitals vs. Canadiens Predictions & Computer Picks
|Total Pick||Over (6.5)|
|Spread Pick||Canadiens (+1.5)|
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Capitals vs. Canadiens Team Stats (2022-23)
|Capitals Avg. (Rank)||Canadiens Avg. (Rank)|
|3.09 (20th)||Goals Scored||2.78 (26th)|
|3.18 (18th)||Goals Allowed||3.72 (29th)|
|31.0 (17th)||Shots||27.2 (30th)|
|31.0 (14th)||Shots Allowed||33.5 (28th)|
Capitals Key Players (Stats from 2022-23)
How to Bet on Capitals vs. Canadiens
Canadiens Key Players (Stats from 2022-23)
- The Capitals were favored on the moneyline 34 times last season, and went 20-14 in those games.
- Based on this game’s moneyline, the Capitals have an implied win probability of 55.0%.
- Last season the Canadiens won 27 of the 76 games, or 35.5%, in which they were an underdog.
- The Canadiens have a 50.0% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
- Of Washington’s 82 games last season, 38 finished above this game’s total of 6.5 goals.
- Montreal combined with its opponent to score more than 6.5 goals in 40 of 82 games last season.
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