Capitals vs. Oilers Free Pick
EDMONTON, CANADA (ATS Consultants) – The Oilers host the Capitals tonight at 9:30PM ET in a game that should clear the over for NHL bettors.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Capitals are -140 money line favorites over the host Oilers, who are +127 money line underdogs. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Capitals opened as -141 money line favorites but their odds have dropped slightly to -140, while the Oilers’ odds opened at +128 and have dropped as well down to +127. The total hasn’t moved since opening at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 82% 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 over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 6-2 in the Capitals’ last eight games playing on three or more days of rest. The over is also 7-2 in the Oilers’ last 14 games after allowing two goals or less in their previous game, 5-2 in their last seven games overall and 5-2 in their last seven games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous game.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: CAPITALS/OILERS OVER 5.5