|NHL Sabres vs. Capitals Picks & Predictions for January 27, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Sunday, 27 January 2013 10:00|
Sabres vs. Capitals NHL Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Spread) - The Washington Capitals are still searching for their first win while the Buffalo Sabres are looking to be above .500. Will the two teams shoot the lights out this afternoon at 3:00PM ET?
LINE MOVEMENT: The Capitals opened as -115 money line favorites while the Sabres opened at +106, but the lines have now changed to Washington -125 and Buffalo -105. As for the total, it has stayed at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 56% of bettors favor the Capitals. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Washington and 4-1 in the last five meetings overall. The over is also 4-0 in Buffalo's last four games after its scored two goals or fewer in its previous game, and 5-1 in the Sabres' last six games versus a team with a losing record. The over is also 6-2-2 in the Sabres' last 10 road games and 7-3 in their last 10 games overall. Joel Ward and Steve Ott are playing well offensively for each respective team and the combined score should go over the total today in D.C.
SUNDAY NHL FREE PICK: SABRES/CAPITALS OVER 5.5