Capitals vs. Sabres NHL Free Pick

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BUFFALO, NY (The Spread) – Two 12-win teams square off in Buffalo tonight when the Sabres host the Capitals at 7:00PM ET.

ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Capitals as –110 money line favorites over the Sabres (-105), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Washington enters the day with a 12-8-1 record and is 4-6 on the road, while Buffalo is 12-9-1 overall and 5-6-1 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Sabres opened as a +100 money line underdog but the line has flipped since then. Now, depending on what book you use, Buffalo is either –110 or –105 on the money line while Washington has gone from –120 to –110 or –115. The over/under total has stayed steady at 5.5 goals.

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 500-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 71% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Capitals. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 6-0-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Buffalo and 12-5-1 in the Sabres’ last 18 contests in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation. The under is also 4-0 in the Capitals’ last four games following a home loss of three or more and is 11-3 in their last 14 games versus the Northeast. The under is also 39-16-1 in Washington’s last 56 road games.

SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON/BUFFALO UNDER 5.5

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