Vegas oddsmakers have set the Washington Capitals’ 2019-20 NHL Over/Under point total at 97.5 points, according to SportsNettingDime. That would be their lowest point total for the Capitals since the 2013-14 season. However, the line still remains tops in the Metropolitan Division.
No NHL team has enjoyed more success in the regular season over the past four seasons than the Capitals, averaging 111.7 points in that span, best in the NHL. In that span The Capitals have earned a pair of Presidents’ Trophies as the league’s regular-season champions and the Stanley Cup.
Tampa Bay (108.5), Vegas (102.5), Boston (101.5) and Toronto (101.5) are the top over/under lines set for the coming season. Over/under points totals for all 31 teams can be found here.
The greatest predicted drops in points between this season and last season go to the Lightning, Blue Jackets, Flames and Islanders.
On The Rise
The greatest positive points improvements predicted for this season include the Devils, Panthers, Rangers and Canucks.
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We agree with SportsBettingDime that “If BetOnline is going to give you 97.5 as the Capitals’ point total, we suggest you hurry up and get all over that over wager.
By Jon Sorensen