Canadiens vs. Capitals Prediction

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Spread) - 2013 hasn't been kind so far to the Washington Capitals, who will look to notch their first victory of the season when they host the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7:00PM ET.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Capitals are -135 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +105 on the ML. The total is sitting at 5.5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Capitals and Canadiens both opened with +100 odds on the money line, but both of their lines have moved since. (Washington jumped to -135 while Montreal fell to +105.) The total, meanwhile, has stayed steady at 5.5.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 70% 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 0-6 in their last six games versus the Capitals, who are 27-11 in their last 38 games versus the Northeast Division. The Canadiens are also 0-4 in their last four games following a win, 2-7 in their last nine contests versus the Southeast Division, and 7-19 in their last 26 road games. The Capitals are breaking in new players on their top two lines and it's going to take some time for Adam Oates to implement his system. Alex Ovechkin has yet to score a goal but Washington's early struggles should be a distant memory soon. Look for the Caps to notch their first victory of the season tonight.

THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS -135

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