Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals 11/9/2022 – Capital One Arena will witness the Pittsburgh Penguins taking on the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins are currently 4-6-2 on the scoreboard as of now and are coming here after losing to the Kraken last time out. On the other hand, the Washington Capitals enjoyed a win against the Oilers last time out, which improved them to 6-6-2 as of now. The Penguins are hoping to make up for their loss from the previous game. However, the NHL betting today predicts the Washington Capitals to win this matchup.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals 11/9/2022
When: Wednesday, November 9, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals 11/9/2022 Betting Odds:
|Penguins||+1.5 (-244)||6.5 o (-122)||-101|
|Capitas||-1.5 (+194)||6.5 u (-101)||-122|
To DC we go ✈️ pic.twitter.com/pHK5EUoIiK
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 8, 2022
The Pittsburgh Penguins took on the Seattle Kraken last time out and lost the game with a final score of 3-2. As a team, the Penguins are scoring an average of 3.50 goals in each game and have been successful in 20 percent of their opportunities in their powerplay. The Pittsburgh offense is led by Sidney Crosby who has scored six goals so far and has assisted eight times. The goalie for the Penguins against Washington is Tristan Jarry who is currently 4-3-1 and has a save percentage of .903 this season.
Players to watch: Sidney Crosby C (G 6, A 8, PTS 14). Evgeni Malkin C (G 5, A 7, PTS 12), Jake Guentzel LW (G 6, A 4, PTS 10).
The Washington Capitals are here after a matchup with the Edmonton Oilers which ended with a final score of 5-4. As a team, the Capitals, are scoring an average of 2.86 goals in each game and have been successful in 27.1 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The Washington offense this season is led by Alex Ovechkin who has scored eight goals so far and has assisted five times. For this game, the Capitals will be posting Darcy Kuemper between the pipes who has a save percentage of .919.
Players to watch: Alex Ovechkin LW (G 8, A 5, PTS 13), Dylan Strome C (G 4, A 8, PTS 12), Evgeny Kuznetsov C (G 2, A 9, PTS 11).
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Pittsburgh’s last 20 games.
Pittsburgh is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Washington is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games against Pittsburgh.
Washington is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.
Penguins vs Capitals Betting Picks
The Pittsburgh Penguins are currently riding a seven-game losing streak and are certainly not their best selves at this point of the season. The Capitals are doing much better despite the slight lag in their offense. The Washington Capitals are predicted to win this game according to the NHL betting lines.
Score Prediction: Capitals 4, Penguins 3.