Blackhawks vs. Capitals Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ATS Consultants) - The Capitals are a home underdog today in the Winter Classic versus the Blackhawks at 1:00PM ET and represent some value for bettors.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Blackhawks are -135 money line favorites over the Capitals, who are +122 money line home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
The home team is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Blackhawks are just 2-5 in their last seven games against the Capitals. Washington is also 4-1 in its last five games versus Central opponents and 4-1 in its last five games on Thursday.
The Capitals are also 4-1 in their last five games when their opponent scores five goals or more in their previous game and 24-11-3 in their last 38 home games following a road trip of seven or more days.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS +122