Red Wings vs. Capitals Prediction

Red Wings vs. Capitals, 10/27/21 NHL Betting Predictions

The over has been profitable in previous meetings between the Red Wings and Capitals, who will meet at 7:00 p.m. ET in D.C. on Wednesday. Even with the total sitting at 6, will the over cash this time around?

Game Snapshot

071 Detroit Red Wings (+170) at 072 Washington Capitals (-200); o/u 6

7:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Detroit Red Wings DFS Spin

Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 32-of-35 shots in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Nedeljkovic allowed goals in each period of Sunday's contest, with Tyler Johnson, Dominik Kubalik and Henrik Borgstrom nicking him for scores in respective order. The performance -- fine, if unspectacular -- was aided greatly by a Red Wings offense which was destroying Marc-Andre Fleury (six goals allowed) in the opposite crease. It has been a rollercoaster ride for Nedeljkovic through four appearances this season. In that small space he has already turned in one game with seven goals allowed (against the Lightning to open the season) and two games with two or fewer goals allowed. A showdown with the Capitals shows next on Detroit's schedule.

Washington Capitals DFS Spin

Ilya Samsonov allowed five goals on 37 shots during Monday's 7-5 win over the Ottawa Senators. It's not every day that you give up five goals and come away with a win, but the Caps netminder found a way. He wasn't particularly great on Monday, but he did come up with some key saves when the game was close. The 24-year-old has given up nine goals in three games this season. He'll go into his next appearance with a 2-0-1 record, a 3.32 goals-against-average and a .885 save percentage.

Red Wings vs. Capitals Betting Prediction

The over is 11-4-1 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams in Washington, is 4-0 in the Red Wings’ last four games as a road underdog and is 4-0 in their last four road games overall. On the other side, the over is 18-7-2 in the Capitals’ last seven games versus Eastern Conference foes, is 18-7-2 in their last 27 games playing on one day of rest and is 20-8-1 in their last 29 games versus Atlantic opponents.


Recent NHL Discussions

How many more are like this on Wed, Mar 2021 by Surfer
Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Ducks vs. Capitals Prediction The Ducks and Capitals will square off in Washington on Monday night at 7:00 p.m. ET with a total that currently sits at 5.5 goals. Will these two teams combine for...
Thumbnail Flames vs. Ducks NHL Prediction The Flames are 7-1-2-0 over their last 10 games but they’ve had issues with the Ducks in previous meetings in Anaheim. Will Calgary reverse those fortunes on Friday...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Lightning Prediction After blowing a 3-0 first period lead in an eventual 4-3 loss to the Blues on Tuesday night in St. Louis, will the Lightning get their revenge on Thursday night when...
Thumbnail Avalanche vs. Maple Leafs Prediction The Maple Leafs are favored over the Avalanche on Wednesday night in Toronto but Colorado has had previous success in this matchup. Will the Aves come through...
Thumbnail Capitals vs. Panthers Prediction Even though the number currently sits at 6 at most sports books, will the Capitals and Panthers still rack up enough goals to cash the over in Florida on Tuesday...

NHL Headlines