New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals 11/14/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 11/13/2014
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM ET
Verizon Center in Washington DC
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Friday night, the New Jersey Devils will take the ice at the Verizon center as they face the Washington Capitals.
The New Jersey Devils picked up their first win since the beginning of the month on Tuesday as they beat the Minnesota Wild 3 -1. After playing a scoreless 1st period, the Devils broke the game open with 2 goals in the 2nd period. Minnesota cut the lead to 2 -1 early in the 3rd period but New Jersey added one more late in the period to guarantee the win. Despite ending a four game losing streak, the Devils did have some issues. They went 1 for 7 on the power play but were able to shutdown the Wild on their 4 power play opportunities. The Devils will need some tough defense against a high scoring Washington team.
The Washington Capitals had no trouble finding the back of the net in their last game. The Caps got their 3rd straight win as they beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4 -2 on Tuesday night. Washington lit the lamp twice early on and despite a Columbus goal, were still up 3 - 1 at the end of the 1st period. Columbus made it interesting by scoring the only goal of the 2nd period and cutting the deficit to 3 -2 going into the 3 rd. But the Capitals scored one last time in the 3rd to seal the win. The Capitals have done well on the power play this season but they might encounter some resistance from the Devils' penalty killing unit. Special teams always make the difference in games and they should factor into this one.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
New Jersey Devils are 7-9-0 Against the Spread
New Jersey Devils are 9-6-0 against the Over/Under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 7-8-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 9-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New Jersey Devils
11/11/14 LW Ryane Clowe Concussion "?" Friday vs Washington
11/11/14 C Adam Henrique Lower Body "?" Friday vs Washington
11/11/14 D Bryce Salvador Lower Body "?" Friday vs Washington
11/06/14 D Jonathon Merrill Arm out indefinitely
11/11/14 C Brooks Laich Upper Body "?" Friday vs New Jersey
11/11/14 RW Tom Wilson Lower Body "?" Friday vs New Jersey
10/24/14 D John Erskine Neck out 3-6 months
10/08/14 D Dmitry Orlov Wrist out indefinitely
10/06/14 LW Aaron Volpatti Neck out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey
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