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Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Picks

The Washington Capitals (37-17-5) welcome the Montreal Canadiens (27-27-8) to the Capìtal One Arena in the NHL on Thursday evening.
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Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens
February 20,2020

Washington went down to a fourth loss in five games on Monday night, when they were beaten 3-2 on the road at the Vegas Golden Knights.

Both the Caps’ goals came from T.J. Oshie, while Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots.

The Capitals average 3.47 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 3.03 (GA). Alex Ovechkin has scored 40 goals for Washington, while John Carlson has 70 points and has contributed 55 assists. They are 16-9-4 on home-ice.

Betting Odds - Winner

Montreal went down to a fifth straight defeat in losing 4-3 on the road at the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The Red Wings have won just 15 games this season, but they have swept the Habs 4-0. To make matters worse, Montreal led 2-0 and 3-1 on Tuesday.

The Montreal goals came from Nate Thompson, Jeff Petry and Nick Suzuki, while Carey Price made 21 saves.

The Canadiens average 2.95 GPG, while allowing 3.08 (GA). Tomas Tatar is the leading player for Montreal with regards to goals, points and assists, with 21, 54 and 33 respectively.

Capitals vs Canadiens Betting Lines & Pick

The Capitals are not in great form coming into this game, but the Canadiens recent record is even worse. Washington has a far superior record over the course of the season and, with home-ice advantage, they have to be our betting tips to win this game.

The Capitals are available at odds of -192 (1.52) with bet365 on the Money Line, while the Canadiens can be backed at +167 (2.67) with bet365.

NHL Pick: Money Line – Washington Capitals to Win @ -192 (1.52) with bet365

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