Capitals vs. Penguins Game 6 Pick
The Washington Capitals look to force a Game 7 with the Pittsburgh Penguins when the two meet tonight at 8PM ET in Game 6 of the series.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Pittsburgh is favored at home tonight, as the Penguins are getting odds of -120 to win, while the Capitals have odds of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game is listed at 5 goals. Pittsburgh has a 3-2 lead in this series.
Pittsburgh is now 55-28-9 on the season and 30-12-4 at home. Washington is 62-22-9 overall and 29-12-5 on the road. The Capitals were able to force Game 6 with a 3-1 win at home. Pittsburgh won both games at home in this series, both by a score of 3-2. The Pens have won five of their last seven against Washington.
It's now or never for Washington, who won Game 5 at home. The Penguins have the 3-2 lead, but the Caps have momentum. They also have top defenseman Brooks Orpik back from a three-game suspension. That should be enough along with the Caps taking advantage of 21-year old Matt Murray in goal.
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