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Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals 02/02/2022 Betting Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals 02-02-2022 Betting Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals 02/02/2022 – The Edmonton Oilers will travel south of the border to take on the Washington Capitals from Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Oilers are trying to get past the Sharks in the Pacific Division but they remain at the sixth spot. The Capitals are now sitting at the fourth spot in the Metropolitan Division and they hope to win this game at home. Washington won their last two and the NHL betting puck line is now in their favor. As for the Oilers, they need to make up for all their loss.

Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals 02/02/2022

When: Wednesday, February 2, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.

TV: TNT

Stream: NHL.TV

Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals 02/02/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Edmonton Oilers +0.5 (-238)6 o (-110)+104
Washington Capitals -0.5 (+160)6 u (-104)-128
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Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers played a total of 41 games on the season and are now holding a 22-16-3 record. Edmonton dropped their last game against the Senators with a 3-2 final score. On the road, the Oilers are holding a 10-8-3 record. Edmonton is ahead of the Canucks and they need to improve their overall performance. Mikko Koskinen will protect the net for the Oilers in this game. Koskinen is holding a save percentage of .900. The Oilers are scoring 3.27 goals per game which are holding the 10th rank in the country.

Players to watch: L. Draisaitl C (G 31, A 30, PTS 61), C. McDavid C (G 22, A 37, PTS 59), R. Nugent-Hopkins C (G 4, A 26, PTS 30).

Washington Capitals

The Capitals are not as strong as the Oilers with their offense since they are closing in at 2.79 goals per game. Washington will turn to Illya Samsonov to protect the net in this game. Samsonov has given up 58 goals this season and is holding a 13-5-3 record. Washington played a total of 46 games and is holding a 25-12-9 record. The Capitals are trailing the Penguins and are ahead of the Blue Jackets. In their last outing, they took out the Penguins with a final score of 4-3.  

Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 29, A 29, PTS 58), E. Kuznetsov C (G 13, A 30, PTS 43), J. Carlson D (G 9, A 24, PTS 33).

Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals Betting Predictions

Trends

Oilers

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 6 games.
Edmonton are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Oilers are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Washington.
Edmonton are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Edmonton are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington.

Capitals

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games.
Washington are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Washington are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Edmonton.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Oilers vs Capitals Betting Picks

The Oilers might be holding a better scoring record but the Capitals have a tough defense. Washington will be playing this game at home and the NHL bets today have predicted the Oilers as the underdog.

Score Prediction: Capitals 4, Oilers 2.