Canadiens vs. Capitals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Capitals are -116 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +107 on the ML. Montreal is 11-9-2 overall and 5-4-0 on the road, while Washington is 12-9-1 overall and 8-4-0 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Capitals opened as -122 money line favorites but the spread has been bet down to -116 at most sports books, while the Habs’ odds have gone from +113 down to +107. As for the total, it opened at 5.5 and that’s where the over/under currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 75% 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 Washington. According to latest NHL trends, the Canadiens are 1-8 in their last nine games against the Capitals and 1-5 in their last six games following a win. They’re also 1-4 in their last five games versus a team with a winning record and 7-17 in their last 24 games after scoring five goals or more in their previous game. On the other side, the Capitals are 5-0 in their last five Friday games, 6-1 in their last seven games versus Eastern Conference opponents, and 19-7 in their last 26 home games. Take the favorite.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS -116