Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets 1/31/23 - NHL Betting Picks & Odds
Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Jan. 31, 2023
TV: NHL Network
Latest Odds : WAS -201 ; O/U 6.5
The Capitals are 26-20-6, 12-12-3 on the road sitting in 7th palce in the Metropolitan Division. Offensively the Capitals are averaging 2.91 goals and 27.4 shot attempts going 42.9 percent on power play opportunities and 41.7% on face-offs.
Defensively the Capitals are allowing 3.12 goals and 32.6 shots on goal, with an 80% penalty kill. Expected in net for the Capitals is Darcy Kuemper (8-9-1) with a .905 save percentage.
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The Columbus Blue Jackets are 15-32-3, 11-15-1 at home, sitting in 8th place in the Metropolitan Division. Offensively the Blue Jackets are averaging 4.6 goals and 33.6 shot attempts going 47 percent on power play opportunities and 56% on face-offs.
Defensively the Blue Jackets are allowing 2.6 goals and 37 shots on goal, with an 88% penalty kill. Expected in net for the Blue Jackets is Joonas Korpisalo (3-2-1) with a .867 save percentage.
Recent Betting Trends:
The under is 3-5-2 in the Capitals last 10 games
The Capitals are 4-6 SU in their last 10 games.
The over is 5-4-1 in the Blue Jackets last 5 games.
The Blue Jackets are 3-6-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Free Betting Pick: Washington Capitals -1.5
We like the Capitals to win and cover in this matchup. The Blue Jackets are struggling this year and the Capitals are having a somewhat better year. The Blue Jackets are 1-3 against the spread at home. We like WAS -1.5. Finals score Washington wins 4-2.