Capitals vs. Avalanche Prediction

Washington Capitals vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL 4/1/16 Picks & Predictions

Braden Holby will be in net tonight for the Capitals when they visit the Avalanche at 9:00PM ET.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Capitals are -130 money line favorites versus the Avalanche, who are +110 to pull off the upset at home. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5 goals.

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Holtby was the first goalie off the ice following the morning skate, which is an indication that he’ll start tonight. He owns a 2.17 GAA and a .924 save percentage in 62 games this season, although he’s coming off a loss in a 2-1 defeat versus the Flyers. Still, he made 33 saves in the loss.

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The Avalanche will counter with Semyon Varlamov, who has allowed three goals in each of his last four starts. He owns a 2.69 goals-against-average and a .917 save percentage in 53 contests. Varlamov’s defense hasn’t been great in front of him either.

The Capitals are 4-1 in their last five road games versus a team with a losing home record and are 42-16 in their last 58 games overall. They’re also 19-9 in their last 28 games after allowing two goals or less in their previous game and have won 38 of their last 53 games playing on one day of rest.


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