Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 3 (11/3): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Nov 3, 2022, 7:29:32 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Red Wings money line||+105|
|Red Wings spread||+1.5 (-230)|
|Capitals money line||-125|
|Capitals spread||-1.5 (+190)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Detroit Red Wings||Washington Capitals|
|Road / home record||1-2-1||2-3-1|
|Goals per game||3.11||2.91|
|Goals allowed per game||3.56||2.82|
|Shots per game||28.5||27.7|
|Shots allowed per game||25.5||32.2|
|Over / under record||5-4||5-6|
The Washington Capitals hit the road and will visit the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. These teams met 3 times last season and the Capitals led 2-1 winning both games on the road.
Detroit Red Wings
The Red Wings have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 1-2-1 at home with a 4-3-2 record overall ranking 6th in the Atlantic Division. In their last game, they were outscored 8-3 by the Buffalo Sabres on the road with Dylan Larkin, Olli Maatta and David Perron scoring one goal each.
Dylan Larkin leads the team with 11 points and 6 goals in the season while Dominik Kubalik leads 7 total assists and has 10 points.
In their last 10 games the Red Wings are 5-5, averaging 3.3 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while allowing 3.5 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
The Capitals have lost 3 of their last 4 games and are 2-3-1 with a 5-4-2 record overall ranking 6th in the Metropolitan division. Their last 2 losses have come in overtime and the last one was against the Golden Knights at home 3-2 where Marcus Johansson and Trevor van Riemsdyk scored for Washington. Charlie Lindgren stopped 28 of 31 shots..
Alex Ovechkin leads the team and has five goals, nine points and four assists while Dylan Strome is leading in assists with 7 for Washington.
In their last 10 games the Capitals are 5-5, averaging 3 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
Washington are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
Washington are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Detroit.
Washington are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Washington are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Detroit are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Detroit's last 20 games at home.
The Red Wings have struggled so far this season and have been one of the worst defenses in the league allowing over 3.5 goals per game and were outscored by the Sabres 8-3 in their last game. The Capitals have been up and down so far this season but they have played better defense than Detroit and have lost their last 2 games in overtime. The Capitals shouldn't have any trouble to score on this game so I'll go with them to win this game.
PICK: Capitals ML (-125)
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