Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Date and Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Capitals vs. Maple Leafs TV Coverage: NBCSN
Washington Capitals Record and Metrics
Washington has a record at Offshore sportsbooks of 27-15-4-1 with just 21 of their games going under the total. The Capitals have lost seven out of their last 10 games with just two of their last eight games going over the total. Washington has NHL rankings of eighth for goal scoring, 11th for the power play, 15th for goals against, and 23rd for the penalty kill. The Capitals are in second place behind Barry Trotz’s New York Islanders in the Metropolitan Division.
Toronto Maple Leafs Record and Metrics
The Leafs have lost six of their last nine games at Online sportsbooks to now stand at 29-16-2 with just 21 of their games going over the total. Toronto has gone over the total in just two of their last 10 games. The Leafs are now in second place behind the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Atlantic Division. Overall NHL metrics have Toronto at fourth for goal scoring, ninth for the power play, eighth for goals against the 12th for penalty killing.
Washington has been a strong wagering value in road games with 12 payouts in their last 16 matchups on road ice. Just one of two of their last seven road games have gone over the total.
Toronto has dropped badly as a home betting value recently with just one payout in their last six games at Scociabank Arena. Four of the Maple Leafs last six home games have gone under the total.
Head to Head Series
Washington has had the better of this head to head series with five wins in their last seven games against the Maple Leafs. Four of the last six between these teams have gone under the total. At Scociabank Arena the Caps have won six of their last eight visits against Toronto. Seven of the last nine meetings between the Capitals and Toronto at Scociabank Arena have gone over the total.
Capitals to Watch
Left wing Alex Ovechkin just keeps going strong as one of the greatest goal scorers of all time. “The Great Eight” leads the Caps with 33 goals and 19 assists with a plus nine.
Maple Leafs to Watch
Center Mitch Marner leads Toronto with 19 goals, 41 assists, and a plus 17. John Tavares has proven to be a great investment after the Leafs backed up the truck to make him the biggest free agent signing last summer. Tavares has a team best 29 goals to go with 23 assists and a plus 25. Defenseman Morgan Reilly has 13 goals, 35 assists and a whopping plus 25.
Between the Pipes
Braden Holtby has backstopped the Caps with a save percentage of .912 while backup Pheonix Copley is at .906.
For Toronto Frederik Andersen has a save percentage of .923 while backup Garret Sparks is at .907.
Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Betting Odds Free Picks
In a matchup of two good but slumping teams the Best odds will be with the visiting Capitals. Washington has the proven ability to get the money at Toronto. Beyond that the Capitals have been a strong wagering value on the road while the Leafs are drowning gamblers in red ink lately at home.
Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Betting Pick: Bet the Washington Capitals
Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Score Prediction: Capitals 3, Maple Leafs 2