Penguins vs. Capitals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -117 money line favorites over the Capitals, who are +108 on the ML. Pittsburgh enters play with a 42-17-4 record and is 19-13-2 on the road, while Washington is 30-25-10 overall and 18-10-5 at home. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -117, while the Capitals’ odds opened at +120 and have been bet down to +108. The total for tonight’s game has stayed at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 74% of bettors favor the Penguins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Pittsburgh. According to latest NHL trends, the Penguins are 6-0 in their last six meetings with the Capitals and 11-2 in their last 13 games versus the Metropolitan Division. They’re also 53-20 in their last 73 games following a win, 60-25 in their last 85 games versus Eastern Conference foes and 73-32 in their last 105 games overall. On the other side, the Capitals are 3-13 in their last 16 games on Monday, 1-9 in their last 10 games versus division opponents, and 3-8 in their last 11 games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -117