Capitals vs. Penguins Pick
Two Eastern Conference rivals meet tonight when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals at 7PM ET.
Washington is 20-6-2 on the season and 9-3-1 on the road while Pittsburgh is 15-10-3 overall and 8-4-2 at home. Pittsburgh has won two straight in this series and seven of their last 10 against Washington, but the Capitals have won five straight Monday games and seven of their last eight conference contests.
According to oddsmakers from oddsmakers at MyBookie.ag, the Capitals are favored on the road tonight, as they are getting odds of -110 to win, while the Penguins are getting a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals.
Washington is 20-6-2 this season and Pittsburgh just fired their coach. Mike Sullivan takes over for Mike Johnston. The Caps are led by goaltender Braden Holtby, who has a .930 save percentage and a 1.90 goals-against average. Evgeny Kuznetsov leads the team with 28 points.
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