Minnesota Wild at Washington Capitals 3/5/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 3/4/2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Verizon Center in Washington DC
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The Minnesota Wild head to Verizon Center to take on the Washington Capitals on Thursday.
The Wild are 4-0 in their last 4 road games and 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record. They are 10-2 in their last 12 games playing on 1 day rest. The over is 2-0-2 in the Wild last 4 vs. a team with a winning record and 6-2 in their last 8 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game.
The Capitals are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record and 4-1 in their last 5 games following a win. They are 13-4 in their last 17 home games. The under is 6-0 in the Capitals last 6 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game and 8-2 in their last 10 games following a win.
Head-to-head, the under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Washington and 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. The Wild are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Washington.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
Minnesota Wild are 34-29-0 Against the Spread
Minnesota Wild are 25-30-0 against the Over/Under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 35-30-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 29-34-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/17/14 GO Josh Harding Illness out indefinitely
12/10/14 D Keith Ballard Concussion out indefinitely
03/03/15 D Marco Scandella Undisclosed expected to miss another week
02/25/15 D Jared Spurgeon Concussion out indefinitely
02/09/15 C Ryan Carter Upper Body expected to miss 1 month
02/09/15 LW Jason Zucker Collarbone expected to miss 3 months
02/03/15 LW Matt Cooke Hernia out indefinitely
10/24/14 D John Erskine Neck out 3-6 months
10/08/14 D Dmitry Orlov Wrist out indefinitely
01/12/15 D Nate Schmidt Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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