Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins 2/17/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 2/16/2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh
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The Washington Capitals head to Consol Energy Center to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.
The Capitals are 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 12-4 in their last 16 games playing on 1 day rest. They are 5-2 in their last 7 overall. The under is 5-0 in the Capitals last 5 games following a win and 4-0 in their last 4 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game.
The Penguins are 39-13 in their last 52 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 15-6 in their last 21 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game. They are 90-40 in their last 130 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 4-0 in the Penguins last 4 games playing on 1 day rest and 5-0-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record.
Head-to-head, the under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. The Capitals are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Pittsburgh.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 30-27-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 26-29-0 against the Over/Under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Penguins are 32-24-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Penguins are 21-28-0 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
12/27/14 D Olli Maatta Shoulder out for season
11/18/14 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot out for season
02/03/15 D Christian Ehrhoff Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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