Hockey bet enthusiasts will have their choice of two first place teams that have produced profits for their bet on hockey backers this season. The Washington Capitals are not only one of the most exciting teams that you can make a hockey bet on but they are also one of the most dangerous.
The Caps had an overall bet on hockey record of 30-15-2-2 straight up and 26-23 against the hockey odds. The Capitals hockey bet strength is their 7th ranked offense, which is led by Alexander Ovechkin, who led the Capitals in scoring as he had 60 points with 31 goals and 29 assists.
Nicklas Backstrom has been another hockey bet asset for the Capitals as he led the team in assists with 36. Goaltender Brent Johnson has impressed hockey bet handicappers with a .909 save percentage and a goals against average of 2.74.
Washington was 11-12-2-1 in away games for the season and went over the total by a rate of 14-11-1 on the road. The Capitals ranked 6th on the power play and 26th on the penalty kill, which is cause for concern. Washington was well ahead of Florida for first place in the southeast division.
The New Jersey Devils were in first place in the Atlantic division with an overall hockey bet record of 35-15-1-2 straight up and 29-21 against the hockey odds. The Devils came through with eight consecutive hockey bet payoffs from January 13 through January 30. New Jersey had a good hockey bet home record of 15-8-0-1.
In over/under hockey bet action the Devils were 13-10-1 over the total at home. Zach Parise has been a significant bet on hockey asset for the Devils as he led the team in scoring with 58 points based on an even 29/29 split of goals and assists. Scott Clemmensen has been great in goal with a .920 save percentage and a 2.29 goals against average.
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