Devils vs. Capitals Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Spread) – The Capitals will host the Devils tonight in a game that should fall under the total for bettors.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Capitals are -122 money line favorites over the Devils, who are +111 money line road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Capitals opened as -116 money line favorites but their odds jumped to -122, while the Devils’ odds opened at +105 and climbed to +111. As for the total, it opened at 5.5 and that’s where it currently sits at most online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 65% of bettors favor the Capitals. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 7-3-2 in the last 12 meetings between these two teams and 5-1-1 in the Devils’ last seven games versus Metropolitan opponents. The under is also 8-3-4 in their last 15 games overall, 5-2-1 in their last eight road games and 7-3-3 in their last 13 games versus Eastern Conference opponents. On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Capitals’ last five games overall, 4-1 in their last five home games and 7-1 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: DEVILS/CAPITALS UNDER 5.5