Devils vs. Capitals Free Pick
The Washington Capitals look to pile up some more goals tonight when they host the New Jersey Devils at 7PM ET.
Washington is 42-10-4 overall, 21-4-2 at home and 23-23 with the over/under total. New Jersey is 29-23-7 overall, 15-11-3 on the road and 28-15 with the under. The Capitals have won five straight meetings with the Devils, including two meetings this season. These two have pushed or hit the over in five of their last seven encounters.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Capitals are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -190 to win, while the Devils are getting a money line of +170 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals.
Washington has scored 3 or more goals in eight straight games. At home, they are nearly unbeatable, going 21-4-2 and are 7-1-0 in their last eight. New Jersey now has to face Caps star winger Alex Ovechkin, who has scored 41 points in 39 career games against the Devils. Washington is 8-0-4 with the over in their last 12 vs. a team with a losing record and 8-2-3 with the over in their last 13 when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous game.
SATURDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: DEVILS/CAPITALS OVER 5