Capitals vs. Blue Jackets Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Capitals as –117 money line favorites over the Blue Jackets (+108), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Washington enters the day with a 19-15-2 overall record and is 6-10-1 on the road this season, while Columbus is 10-22-5 overall and 6-10-3 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Capitals opened as –135 money line favorites but their odds dropped to –117, while the Blue Jackets opened as +125 money line underdogs and saw their odds improve to +108. The over/under total opened at 5.5 and that’s where the number currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 500-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 73% 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 Washington. According to latest NHL trends, the Capitals are 5-1 in their last six trips to Columbus and 8-3-1 in their last 12 meetings overall with the Blue Jackets. The road team is also 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams while the Blue Jackets are just 3-10 in their last 13 games versus the Eastern Conference. They’re also 7-22 in their last 29 home games and 3-14 in their last 17 games following a victory.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: WASHINGTON CAPITALS –117Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!