Ottawa vs Washington: prediction for the NHL game

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Ottawa vs Washington: prediction for the NHL game

On December 23, Ottawa will host Washington for the NHL clash. Will the Capitals secure a victory? The answer is in our prediction.

Match announcement

Ottawa Senators

Ottawa recently had a solid winning streak, but failed to improve the position in the standings. Team is still at the 14th spot in the Eastern conference standings. After a string of successful matches D.J. Smith's team suffered two defeats in regular time. Canadian club lost to the Minnesota Wild (2:4) on away and suffered a heavy defeat to Winnipeg (1:5). 

Third period is the most successful one for the Senators. Team also has a 28,5% success rate on power plays. 

Washington Capitals

Washington team is close to the play-off zone in the Eastern conference standings. Team managed to improve the performance and rised higher in the standings. However, Capitals suffered a home defeat to Dallas (1:2), which put an end to team's long winning streak. After that, team managed to beat Toronto (5:2) and Detroit (4:3 OT). 

Alexander Ovechkin is team's most valuable player, he already has 36 points in the current season. 

Betting trends

СтавкаWashington: IT over 2.5 goals

In four of five latest head-to-head matches team managed to score more than two goals

Ставка1st period: total over 1.5 goals

In three of four latest matches of the Capitals more than one goal was scored in the first period


Washington put up a strong performance in their latest matches, putting up a solid winning streak. Ottawa gained no points from two latest matches, so the Senators are unlikely to put up a fight. Capitals were more successful in recent head-to-head matches, so we offer to place a bet on the visitors. 

Our prediction - Washington to win 

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уверенная ставка

Washington to win

Latest matches of Washington were quite high-scoring. Ottawa team also prefers an offensive style of play. We offer to place a bet on total over. 

Our second bet is on total over 5.5 goals 

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уверенная ставка

Total over 5.5 goals

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Betting predictions stat

4.95%of profit
16.15%of profit