Toronto Maple Leafs at Washington Capitals Free NHL Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 3/15/2014
Sunday, March 16, 3:00 PM on RSNO, CSMA
Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
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The Toronto Maple Leafs last played the Washington Capitals on January 10th. The Maple Leafs lost the game 3-2. Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth got his first start in seven weeks against the Maple Leafs and had a solid outing. Neuvirth did not look rusty at all despite not starting for seven weeks and ended the game with thirty two saves.
Both of the Maple Leafs goals were given to them after decisions by the officials. Nicklas Bäckström, Joel Ward and Alexander Ovechkin all scored for the Capitals. Ward’s goal came early in the third period and would seal the victory for the Caps. The Maple Leafs had opportunities to tie the game up late, with their last shot on goal coming with only twelve seconds left on the clock, but Neuvirth would not allow Toronto to score.
Currently the Maple Leafs are 4-1 in their last five games and sit second in their division. Toronto is thirteen points behind their division leader Boston and need the points from a win against the Capitals. Washington is third to last in their division and a full twenty two points behind their division leader.
Toronto is 14-20 straight up on the road this season
Toronto is 15-15-2 against the over/under on the road this season
Washington is 18-16 straight up at home this season
Washington is 14-20-0 against the over/under at home this season
Injuries to Watch
03/14/14 GO Jonathan Bernier Lower Body injured last game, Questionable Sunday vs Washington
03/13/14 C Peter Holland Flu Questionable Sunday vs Washington
02/27/14 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
12/17/13 C Michael Latta Lower Body out indefinitely
03/11/14 C Brooks Laich Groin out indefinitely
03/08/14 C Mikhail Grabovski Ankle out indefinitely
02/06/14 LW Aaron Volpatti Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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