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Colorado Avalanche at Washington Capitals 10/19/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Washington Capitals vs Colorado Avalanche Odds & Info

Game Washington Capitals vs Colorado Avalanche
Date & Time Tuesday October 19, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Capital One Arena Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C., USA
Latest odds
WAS -126 ; O/U 6
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The Washington Capitals gear up for their third straight home game on Tuesday evening. Washington will host the Colorado Avalanche after losing to Tampa Bay at home in overtime on Saturday. The Capitals are 1-0-1 on the season and sit 4th in the Metropolitan division. Washington ranks 2nd in the NHL allowing just 24 shots on goal per game. 

Goaltender Vitek Vanecek will take his spot between the pipes for his 3rd start. Vanecek carries a 3.10 goals against average with a .902 save percentage. The Washington Capitals beat Colorado in their last meeting 3-2 last season. 

The Colorado Avalanche are also coming off of a loss heading into Tuesdays contest. The Avalanche lost at home 5-3 to the Blues on Saturday. Winger David Perron contributed with 2 goals in the loss. Colorado is 1-1 on the season and this game will be their first road game of the year. 

Darcy Kuemper will make the start protecting the goal for Colorado. Keumper carries a 3.1 goals against average with a .902 save percentage. The Colorado Avalanche average 3.5 goals per game which ranks 14th in the NHL. 

 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Avalanche are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Washington.
  • Avalanche are 2-10 in the last 12 meetings.
  • Favorite is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.
  • Favorite is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.

Free NHL Pick:

Washington Capitals -126

The Washington Capitals will want to wrap up their three game homestand with a win. Alex Ovechkin has started off the season with a bang. Ovechkin has score 3 goals and has 2 assists. This will be Colorado's first road test of the season and it will be a tough a physical one. Back the home team. Final Score Prediction, Washington Capitals win 4-3.

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