Capitals vs. Penguins Game 3 Pick
After dropping Game 2 of the series, can the Washington Capitals win on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 tonight at 8PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Penguins are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -140 to win, while the Capitals are getting a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals. This series is tied 1-1.
Washington is 61-21-8 overall, 29-11-4 on the road and 38-35 with the under. Pittsburgh is 53-27-9 on the season, 28-12-4 at home and 40-34 with the over. Pittsburgh evened up the series with a 2-1 win in Washington on Saturday. The Penguins have now won three of their last four against the Capitals.
Washington struggled to put any pressure on the Penguins in the first two periods before finally scoring a goal in the third period. Washington can't continue to rely on Brandon Holtby and not put more pressure on young goaltender Mike Murray. They'll be much more aggressive in Game 3.
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