Capitals vs. Wild Pick
Will the Washington Capitals and Minnesota Wild light up the lamp often when they meet on the ice tonight at 8PM ET?
Washington is 39-9-4 overall, 19-5-2 on the road and 21-21 with the over/under total. Minnesota is 23-20-10 overall, 14-8-4 overall and 26-18 with the under. The home team has won eight of the last 10 in this series and these two have pushed or hit the under in eight of their last 10 meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Capitals are favored on the road tonight, as they are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Wild are getting a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Washington is back on the winning track, having scored 3 or more goals in four straight games and seven of eight games. Minnesota has allowed 4 or more goals in four straight games and five of their last six. Minnesota is 4-1-1 with the over in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. Washington is 10-2-5 with the over in their last 17 overall.
THURSDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: CAPITALS/WILD OVER 5