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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals Game 7 Betting Picks

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals

Wednesday’s NHL online betting playoff action is rather slim as there is only one game to wager on. Nevertheless, tonight’s Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals matchup still gives fans a thrilling contest to wager on. Things are all tied up as we head into Game 7 so there’s no question both sides will be giving it their all here. So which side should sports betting fans side with this Wednesday night?

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals – Wednesday, April 24th     

When: 7:30 pm ET

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC

TV: NBC

Stream: NBC Extra, NHL TV

Online NBA Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Hurricanes +1½ (-230) 5½ (EV) +133
Capitals -1½ (+190) 5½ (-120) -153
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Carolina Hurricanes          

Dougie Hamilton - Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals PicksThe Hurricanes are coming off a dominant 5-2 routing of Washington and will be vying to duplicate those results tonight. However, since Carolina will be playing on the road, things are looking rather bleak for them this Wednesday night. After all, they’re winless against Washington on the road in this series. On top of that, Carolina’s most recent road game resulted in a 6-0 blowout at the hands of Washington. Comparatively, their other two losses versus Washington were much tighter. Game 1 saw Carolina fall 4-2 to the Caps and Game 2 resulted in a 4-3 loss. If Carolina can stay competitive here, they should have a chance to get the road win. Notwithstanding that fact, tonight’s odds are still pegging Washington as a sizable favorite here.

Players to Watch: Dougie Hamilton (3 G, 3 A, 6 PTS.), Jaccob Slavin (0 G, 6 A, 6 PTS.), and Warren Foegele (4 G, 2 A, 6 PTS.).

Washington Capitals   

Nicklas Backstrom - Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington CapitalsThe Caps are grateful to have the home court advantage here undoubtedly. However, it’s a bit surprising to see the top team out of the Metropolitan struggle to close out this series before Game 7 against a team that couldn’t even crack the top 3 of the division. Granted, it was an extremely tight divisional race in the end and Carolina was but 2-points away from usurping the 3rd seeded Pittsburgh Penguins. So does this mean that fans should bet against Washington tonight? All things considered, that would be less than ideal. All in all the money line is quite favorable for fans looking to side with Washington.

Players to Watch: Nicklas Backstrom (5 G, 3 A, 8 PTS.), Alex Ovechkin (4 G, 4 A, 8 PTS.), and John Carlson (0 G, 5 A, 5 PTS.).

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Carolina are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the East conference
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina’s last 7 games this season.
  • Carolina are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington.
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games against an opponent in the East conference.
  • Washington are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina.
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals matchup? All things considered, taking Washington straight up is one of the best bets to make this Wednesday night. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction:4-2 Washington.