Islanders vs. Capitals Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ATS Consultants) – The Capitals will host the Islanders tonight at 7:00PM ET in Game 1 of the 2015 NHL Playoffs and Washington offers bettors plenty of value as the home squad.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Capitals are -127 money line favorites over the Islanders, who are +115 money line underdogs for tonight’s playoff matchup. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5 goals.
The Caps are led by Alex Ovechkin, who has 53 goals, but the reason the Caps have optimism about the playoffs is goaltender Braden Holtby. He owns a .921 save percentage and a 2.22 goals-against average. He also tied a club record with nine shutouts.
Washington won both games at home this season and will win again tonight.
2015 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS -127