NHL Prediction: Flyers vs. Capitals

Flyers vs. Capitals 2/9/21 NHL Betting Predictions

The over/under for Tuesday night’s Flyers-Capitals matchup in Washington is currently sitting at 6 goals. Will these two teams combine for enough scoring to push the final score over that number or will they fall short? The Puck drops at 6:00 p.m. ET.

Game Snapshot

005 Philadelphia Flyers (-120) at 006 Washington Capitals (+100); o/u 6

6:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Venue: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.

Philadelphia Flyers DFS Spin

Brian Elliott will be in goal for Tuesday's matchup versus Washington. Elliott is coming off a 2-1 loss to Boston last Friday. He has a 3-1-0 record this campaign with a 2.19 goals-against average, one shutout and .929 save percentage in five games played.

Washington Capitals DFS Spin

Ilya Samsonov (COVID protocol) was on the ice for Monday's practice. Samsonov hasn't been ruled out yet for Tuesday's game against Philadelphia, but it's unclear at this time if he will return to action. He experienced symptoms of coronavirus when he was out and there is the question of conditioning after not being able to get on the ice for nearly three weeks. "I was on the ice for about an hour and 40 minutes, so it was a good practice," Samsonov said through an interpreter. "Obviously, first time back out there presents some challenges, but overall I felt well." Coach Peter Laviolette said it will be a combination of what the trainers and the doctors are saying along with how Samsonov feels before he gets the green light to return to the crease. Still, it's good that he's finally off the COVID protocol list.

Flyers vs. Capitals Prediction

The over cashed in five of the previous six meetings between these two teams in Washington, is 9-4 in the Flyers’ last 13 games overall and 21-8-2 in Philly’s last 31 road games. On the other side, the over is 8-2 in the Capitals’ last 10 games overall, is 8-2 in their last 10 games as an underdog and is 36-15 in the Caps’ last 51 home games.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: FLYERS/CAPITALS OVER 6

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