Washington Capitals at Minnesota Wild 3/19/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 3/18/2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM ET
Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul
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The Washington Capitals head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.
The Capitals are 2-5 in their last 7 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and 2-5 in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. They are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. The under is 5-1 in the Capitals last 6 vs. a team with a winning record and 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Wild are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record and 12-3 in their last 15 games playing on 1 days rest. They are 21-7 in their last 28 overall. The under is 5-0-3 in the Wild last 8 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game and 3-0-1 in their last 4 vs. a team with a winning record.
Head-to-head, the home team is 13-2 in the last 15 meetings. The under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Minnesota.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 38-33-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 32-37-0 against the Over/Under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
Minnesota Wild are 39-31-0 Against the Spread
Minnesota Wild are 26-34-0 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
03/16/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
03/16/15 RW Jay Beagle Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
03/16/15 GO Justin Peters Lower Body is upgraded to expected to be available
03/16/15 C Michael Latta Shoulder "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
12/17/14 GO Josh Harding Illness out indefinitely
12/10/14 D Keith Ballard Concussion out indefinitely
03/17/15 D Nate Prosser Lower Body out indefinitely
03/03/15 D Marco Scandella Oblique out indefinitely
02/09/15 C Ryan Carter Shoulder out indefinitely
02/09/15 LW Jason Zucker Collarbone expected to miss 3 months
02/03/15 LW Matt Cooke Hernia out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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