Sabres vs. Capitals NHL Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ATS Consultants) – The Capitals are looking to win two straight after beating Minnesota on Sunday. Buffalo is going for five straight wins and trying to overtake the Caps for the final spot in the East. Washington hosts Buffalo on Tuesday night at 7:05pmET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Caps as a -108 favorite and the total is 5.5 goals. Washington enters play with a 38-30-8 overall and is 24-10-4 at home. Meanwhile, Buffalo is 37-29-10 overall and 17-18-2 on the road.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Sabres and Capitals both opened with –104 money line odds but Buffalo’s line has shifted to +100 while Washington is now –108. The total has stayed steady at 5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 66% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Capitals. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Washington. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and the favorite is 17-8 in the last 25 meetings in this series. The Sabres are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Washington and are 2-7 in their last 9 vs. Southeast. The Capitals are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a favorite, 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 21-7 in their last 28 vs. Northeast, 21-8 in their last 29 home games vs. a team with a losing road record and are 32-13 in their last 45 games as a home favorite. This is a big one for both teams as they both have 84 points but the Caps are a different team at home. Caps winger Alex Ovechkin is in a major groove for the first time all season and will put up a few points tonight. The Caps not only need this to make the playoffs but they are still just 3 points below Florida in the Southeast Division.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS –108ATSSportsline.com has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!