Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers 1/8/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 1/7/2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
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The Washington Capitals will face the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Capitals are recent winners against the Florida Panthers by a score of 4-3. The Flyers are also recent winners by beating the Ottawa Senators by a score of 2-1 in a shootout.
The Capitals are 5-1 in their last 6 Thursday games and 6-2 in their last 8 overall. They are 9-3 in their last 12 vs. a team with a losing record. The over is 5-1 in the Capitals last 6 games playing on no days rest while the under is 12-3-1 in Capitals last 16 vs. a team with a losing record.
The Flyers are 5-12 in their last 17 vs. the Eastern Conference and 2-5 in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Flyers are 3-8 in their last 11 vs. a team with a winning record. The under is 4-0 in the Flyers last 4 Thursday games and 5-1 in Flyers last 6 home games.
In head-to-head matchups, the over is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings. The home team is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings and the over is 20-6 in the last 26 meetings in Philadelphia.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 20-18-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 18-18-0 against the Over/Under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
Philadelphia Flyers are 15-25-0 Against the Spread
Philadelphia Flyers are 21-18-0 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
10/06/14 LW Aaron Volpatti Neck out indefinitely
01/06/15 D Matt Niskanen Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Toronto
11/01/14 C Ryan White Chest out indefinitely
10/09/14 D Chris Pronger Concussion out for season
10/05/14 D Kimmo Timonen Blood Clot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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