Penguins vs. Capitals Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ATS Consultants) – The Capitals have been tough to beat at home of late and they’ll have a chance tonight to add to their recent home record when they host the Penguins at 8:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Capitals are -127 money line favorites over the Penguins, who are +115 money line underdogs. The Caps opened as -116 money line favorites before their odds climbed, while the Pens’ odds opened at +105 before jumping to +115.
The Capitals are 4-1 in their last five games overall and are an impressive 12-3 in their last 15 home games. They’re also 4-0 in their last four games versus a team with a winning record and are 6-2 in their last eight games when their opponent scores five goals or more in their previous game.
On the other side, the Penguins are 1-6 in their last seven games versus Metropolitan opponents and they’re 0-4 in their last four games after scoring five goals or more in their previous game. They’re also 4-9 in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning record and 2-5 in their last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS -127