Wednesday's NHL Prediction

2011 NHL Picks and Predictions Lightning Capitals

TAMPA, FL (TheSpread) – The Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals play for first in the Southeast Division on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of my pick for this game.

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Tampa Bay is 25-13-5 on the season for 55 points and the Lightning is tied for first with Washington in the Southeast. Tampa is 12-3-2 at home and scored 128 goals and allowed 137. They have won 6 of their last 10 games.

Washington is 24-12-7 on the season. The Capitals are 9-8-2 on the road and have scored 126 goals and allowed 113. The Caps have scored at least a point in 9 of their last 10 games.

Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Tampa Bay betting odds of -115 for tonight’s game while Washington has been given odds of +106. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 6. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.

Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30PM ET (View Matchup)

The Capitals are 19-7 in the last 26 games against the Lightning and they have won 8 in their last 9 games in Tampa Bay. The under has also hit in 4 of the last 5 games. My pick is with Washington as Tampa Bay still gives up more goals than it scores and the Caps are on a nice hot streak and a lot is on the line tonight.

NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS +106

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