Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Penguins vs Capitals Odds
Looking for Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals free hockey plays? NHL betting sees the Penguins taking on the Capitals on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at the Verizon Center, Washington, District Of Columbia. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey matchups throughout the playoffs so stay tuned for more FREE daily NHL hockey predictions.
Date: Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Venue: Verizon Center, Washington, District Of Columbia
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Capitals -115
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 5
Prob. Goalies: Murray (PIT) | Holtby (WAS)
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Washington and Pittsburgh get set for Game 2 and it’s the Caps who hold a 1-0 advantage here.
Pittsburgh had their chance to really shift the momentum their way in the series, but fell short in Game 1.
They can take away one thing at least, that they’re right there in the series.
Pittsburgh had plenty of chances to take the game late and in overtime. However, Caps goalie Braden Holtby came up clutch and continued to turn away the Pens threats.
It will be interesting to see how Pens goalie Matt Murray responds. He’s not experienced with these kinds of situations and after allowing the game winning goal in overtime, his mental state is at.
The Capitals big name players stepped up in game 1.
TJ Oshie found the back of the net as he continues to provide a threatening offensive presence for the Caps.
Alexander Ovechkin didn’t score, but he continued to be productive. Ovechkin assisted Oshie on his goal and finished plus 3.
Braden Holtby was also a huge key. The Capitals netminder came up huge down the stretch of regulation and was huge in overtime.
He’s been dominant through the 7 games the Caps have played in, as he’s essentially changed games with his ability to frustrate offenses.
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This isn’t a must win by any means, but Pittsburgh going down 2-0 would be tough.
Both teams can steal momentum at any time and the road isn’t hard for either team given their experience.
NHL Free Score Prediction: 3-2 Pens
The Pens get an early goal and set the tone, grabbing the moment.
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