Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets 3/3/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 3/2/2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena in Columbus
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The Washington Capitals head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
The Capitals are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400 and 20-7 in their last 27 games playing on 1 days rest. They are 35-16 in their last 51 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game. The under is 8-1 in the Capitals last 9 games following a win and 5-1 in their last 6 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Blue Jackets are 44-101 in their last 145 vs. a team with a winning record and are 1-4 in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. They are 1-4 in their last 5 home games. The over is 4-0 in the Blue Jackets last 4 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 days situation and 7-1 in their last 8 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Head-to-head, the over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Columbus and 6-1 in the last 7 meetings. The home team is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 34-30-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 28-34-0 against the Over/Under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-36-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 31-27-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
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
Columbus Blue Jackets
12/20/14 C Boone Jenner Back expected to miss 1-2 months
03/01/15 D Kevin Connauton Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Washington
02/28/15 C Brandon Dubinsky Upper Body out indefinitely
02/27/15 LW Matt Calvert Concussion out indefinitely
02/25/15 RW Jack Skille Shoulder out for season
02/07/15 D Ryan Murray Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/28/15 LW Jeremy Morin Heart out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus
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