Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Capitals vs. Penguins NHL Odds
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(30-15-5) Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (28-21-3)
Date: Friday, February 2nd
Time: 1:00 PM
Venue: PPG PAINTS Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Penguins -150, Capitals +130
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 5.5
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It’s a huge Eastern Conference showdown on Friday afternoon at the PPG Paints Arena between two teams who don’t really like each other. The Washington Capitals make the trip to Pittsburgh to take on the Penguins.
This will be the third meeting of the year between the two teams with each team winning one of the previous match ups.
The Washington Capitals hit a little wall a few games back losing three straight games, but they turned it around again and have won two games in a row.
After some offensive struggles they have gotten going again on that side of the ice, and that has led to the success.
To win this game the Capitals need to be the team to get out to a fast start. They have had their struggles over the years in Pittsburgh, and if they get out to a slow start, they will have a tough time coming back in this one.
On the other side of this match up is the Pittsburgh Penguins who also struggled at the beginning of the season, but are back to playing good hockey, and come into this game hot.
They have won three games in a row, and eight of their last ten. Over the last two games the offense has been really clicking putting up 11 goals.
To win this game they need to try to run up the score early. The faster they score the first goal, the better the chance they win this game.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Over is 7-3 in WAS last 10 vs. Eastern Conference.
- WAS are 38-17 in their last 55 Fri. games.
- WAS are 19-9 in their last 28 overall.
- PIT are 8-2 in their last 10 overall.
- PIT are 84-29 in their last 113 home games.
- PIT are 56-23 in their last 79 vs. Metropolitan.
- WAS are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Pittsburgh.
Free Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Prediction:
The Penguins offense is hot, and that will continue in this game.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Over 5.5
They will have no issue lighting the lamp in this game and that will lead to an easy win that covers the over.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Penguins 4 – Capitals 2
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