Washington Capitals at Toronto Maple Leafs 1/7/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 1/6/2015
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Air Canada Centre in Toronto
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The Washington Capitals travel to Toronto on Wednesday to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Center. The Capitals are coming off a 4-3 win over Florida on Sunday while the Maple Leafs are coming off a 5-1 loss to Winnipeg on Saturday.
The over is 7-0 in the Capitals last 7 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game. They are 3-13 in their last 16 Wednesday games. Washington is also 4-1 in their last 5 vs. the Atlantic Division. Matt Niskanen is questionable for this game due to a lower body injury.
The Maple Leafs are 4-0 in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. Toronto is 0-5 in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The over is 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest. Joffrey Lupul is going to miss this game with a lower body injury that looks like it will keep him out for 4 weeks.
In terms of head to head matchups, the home team is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings. The Capitals are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Toronto.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 20-18-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 18-18-0 against the Over/Under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
Toronto Maple Leafs are 21-19-0 Against the Spread
Toronto Maple Leafs are 22-18-0 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
Toronto Maple Leafs
12/31/14 LW Joffrey Lupul Lower Body expected to miss 4 weeks
01/02/15 C Nazem Kadri Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
01/02/15 C Peter Holland Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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