Capitals vs. Avalanche Prediction

Capitals vs. Avalanche, 4/18/22 NHL Betting Predictions

The Capitals are heavy road underdogs in Colorado on Monday night, where they’ll take on the Avalanche at 9:00 p.m. ET. That said, Washington has had plenty of success against Colorado in previous meetings, so will the Caps come through for bettors tonight?

Game Snapshot

071 Washington Capitals (+170) at 072 Colorado Avalanche (-200); o/u 6.5

9:00 p.m. ET, Monday, April 18, 2022

Washington Capitals DFS Spin

Vitek Vanecek stopped 28-of-32 shots in Saturday's 8-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Vanecek might have technically picked up the win with a healthy four-goal cushion in his favor, but this one was a 4-3 game early in the third period. Opposing netminder Sam Montembeault was just bad, though, allowing Washington to eventually pull away. Vanecek has now surrendered three or more goals in three of his last four starts. Showing next on the schedule for Washington, a Monday meeting with the Avalanche.

Colorado Avalanche DFS Spin

Nazem Kadri (upper body) is targeting a return to the lineup this week, according to coach Jared Bednar. Kadri has been out since Mar. 31 due to an upper-body injury. He has racked up a career-high 83 points (26 goals, 57 assists) in 65 games this season. Kadri has missed the past seven contests.

Capitals vs. Avalanche Betting Prediction

The Capitals are 11-2 in their last 13 games versus the Avalanche and are 5-1 in their last six games in Colorado. The underdog in this series has also won four out of the last five meetings, while the Caps are 5-1 in their last six games overall and are 6-1 in their last seven road games. Washington is also 5-2 in its last seven games when listed as an underdog and 7-3 in its last 10 games coming off a win.


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