Capitals vs. Canadiens Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Canadiens as –126 money line favorites over the Capitals (+116), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Washington enters play with a 24-18-2 overall record and is 7-12-1 on the road, while Montreal is 17-20-8 overall and 8-8-7 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Canadiens opened as +100 money line underdogs but the line has completely flipped and now Montreal is –126 money line favorites. The Capitals, meanwhile, are +116 money line underdogs after opening at –108.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 700-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Capitals. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Washington. According to latest NHL trends, the Capitals are 4-1 in their last five road games against the Canadiens and 5-1 in their last six games versus the Eastern Conference. The Canadiens, meanwhile, are just 4-10 in their last 14 games overall and 2-8 in their lat 10 games following a victory. The road team is also 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams while the underdog is 6-1 in the last seven meetings.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS +116