Capitals vs Bruins Prediction NHL Picks Today 4/15

Capitals vs Bruins Prediction NHL Picks Today 4/15

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Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals Prediction

 

Boston Bruins

Preview

The Boston Bruins, leading the Atlantic Division with a record of 47-18-15, are set to clash with the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena. This preview provides insights into the upcoming matchup, featuring player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on April 15, 2024, at 4:00 PM.

Team Overview

The Bruins have demonstrated their dominance throughout the season, led by standout performances from players like David Pastrnak. With goaltenders Jeremy Swayman and Linus Ullmark anchoring their defense, they aim to continue their winning streak against the Capitals.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
J. Swayman 25 9 8 3 2.56 .915
L. Ullmark 22 9 7 2 2.59 .916

Scoring Leaders

David Pastrnak leads the Bruins in points with an impressive 109, while also leading the goals chart with 47 goals.

Injury Report

  • Pat Maroon (LW) - Injured Reserve (Estimated return: Apr 14)
  • Justin Brazeau (RW) - Out (Estimated return: Apr 20)
  • Johnny Beecher (C) - Out (Estimated return: Apr 14)
  • James van Riemsdyk (LW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Apr 14)
  • Matt Grzelcyk (D) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Apr 14)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 3.28
GA/G 2.70

Recent Performances

The Bruins have been in fine form in their recent games, securing a thrilling victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

 

Washington Capitals

Preview

The Washington Capitals, fourth in the Metropolitan Division with a record of 38-31-11, are gearing up to face the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena. This preview sheds light on the upcoming matchup, highlighting player stats, recent team performances, and predictions for the game scheduled on April 15, 2024, at 4:00 PM.

Team Overview

The Capitals, led by stars like Dylan Strome, possess a formidable lineup capable of challenging any opponent. With goaltenders Charlie Lindgren and Darcy Kuemper guarding the net, they aim to overcome the Bruins and secure a crucial victory.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
C. Lindgren 23 16 7 5 2.77 .909
D. Kuemper 13 14 3 1 3.31 .890

Scoring Leaders

Dylan Strome leads the Capitals in points with 66, while Alex Ovechkin tops the goals chart with 30 goals.

Injury Report

  • Nick Jensen (D) - Out (Estimated return: Apr 20)
  • Rasmus Sandin (D) - Out (Estimated return: Apr 17)
  • T.J. Oshie (RW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Apr 14)
  • Sonny Milano (LW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Apr 14)
  • Ethan Bear (D) - Injured Reserve (Estimated return: Apr 16)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 2.65
GA/G 3.14

Recent Performances

The Capitals have had mixed results in their recent games, including a notable victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

 

Prediction

Considering the offensive capabilities of both teams and their recent performances, the over of 5.5 goals appears to be a favorable pick. With players like David Pastrnak and Alex Ovechkin leading their respective teams' scoring charts, and considering their defensive vulnerabilities, we can anticipate an exciting and high-scoring game. Therefore, the prediction leans towards the over of 5.5 goals.

 

Pick: Over 5.5 -110

 

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