Blue Jackets at Capitals 1/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Jan. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : WAS -148 Total 6
With the Blue Jackets the team have been playing well in getting the wins on the season when playing on the road. However, the Blue Jackets are a team that needs to pick up some good quality wins on the year, but it is going to be a problem for the Blue Jackets when they face a strong team like the Capitals on the year.
The Blue Jackets on the year have been able to score 3.23 goals a game, but the defense of the Blue Jackets is giving up 3.07 goals a game. The Blue Jackets have converted on the power play at 14.2%, but have killed off 80.9%.
The Capitals are a team that has been playing some great hockey so far and that is going to be a great game as the Capitals are looking to extend the lead in the Metro Division. A win like this could easily make that possible for the Capitals to do as the Blue Jackets are the third ranked team in the division.
With the Capitals they have been able to score 3.49 goals a game, but the defense for the Capitals has given up 2.91 goals a game. The Capitals are converting on the power play at 21.2%, but have killed off 78.1%.
Recent Betting Trends:
Blue Jackets are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest.
Capitals are 7-1 in their last 8 vs. Metropolitan.
Under is 5-2 in Blue Jackets last 7 Saturday games.
Under is 6-1-1 in Capitals last 8 vs. Eastern Conference.
Free Betting Pick: Washington Capitals -148
The Capitals have been able to play really well on the season and they have been able to pick up quite a few wins on home ice. In this game, the Blue Jackets are going to have a good showing, but the way the Blue Jackets have been playing lately the Blue Jackets could have some issues in getting the scoring and sealing down the games. Final Score Predictions. Washington Capitals win 3-2.