Capitals vs. Penguins Prediction

Capitals vs. Penguins, 2/1/22 NHL Betting Predictions

The Penguins are laying heavy moneyline odds to the visiting Capitals, who have struggled in previous meetings between these two teams. Is Pittsburgh a safe bet to cash as home chalk?

Game Snapshot

027 Washington Capitals (+131) at 028 Pittsburgh Penguins (-157); o/u 5.5

7:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Washington Capitals DFS Spin

Vitek Vanecek posted a 29-save shutout during a 5-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Friday night. Vanecek held strong in this matchup to help his team come out of this game with a blowout win. Vanecek turned away all of the 29 shots he faced, which included seven power play attempts from the Stars. A victory in this game boosts his record to 10-6-5. His save percentage improves to .916 and his GAA improves to 2.36.

Pittsburgh Penguins DFS Spin

Sidney Crosby produced one goal and one assist in Sunday's 4-3 loss to Los Angeles. Crosby earned both points on Pittsburgh power plays during the match. He has four multi-point performances in his past six outings. Crosby is up to 12 goals and 26 helpers across 33 matches this campaign.

Golden Knights vs. Blues Betting Prediction

The Capitals are just 2-5 in their last seven games in Pittsburgh and are 3-7 in their last 10 games versus the Penguins overall. They’re also 1-5 in their last six games versus a team with a winning record, are 0-7 in their last seven games after allowing two goals or less in their previous game and are 0-4 in their last four games following a win. The Penguins, meanwhile, have won 22 of their last 30 games overall and are 51-23 in their last 74 games as a favorite.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -157

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