Capitals vs Flyers Picks and Prediction – 4/16/2024

By: Dylan Hellebrand |

Last Updated: 04/15/2024 at 9:29 PM ET

Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers 04/16/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/16/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: PHI -128 ; O/U 5.5

On Tuesday, the Washington Capitals (38-31-11) face off against the Philadelphia Flyers (38-32-11) at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Travis Konecny scored a goal for the Flyers in their 1-0 win over New Jersey. Get our free NHL Picks all season long!

Philadelphia is heading into their upcoming game on a two-game winning streak but has faced a bit of inconsistency lately, losing three of their last five games. Travis Konecny is the top scorer for Philadelphia, having netted a total of 33 goals this season, with Owen Tippett closely following with 28 goals. Konecny is not only leading in goals but also leads the team in assists with 35, and in overall points with 68 so far this season. In their last five games, Philadelphia has been struggling defensively, allowing an average of 4 goals per game. Despite their recent performance, they currently hold fourth place in the Metropolitan Division with 87 points. Philadelphia is eager to continue their winning streak to make it three in a row and also secure a season series win against Washington. On average, the Flyers score 2.8 goals per game throughout the season.

Washington enters this game on a one-game winning streak, but has lost three of their last five games prior to their game against Boston. In a recent game, the Capitals defeated Tampa Bay with a score of 4-2, with Sonny Milano scoring two of the goals for Washington. Alex Ovechkin is the leading goal-scorer for the team, having scored a total of 30 goals so far this season. Following closely behind Ovechkin is Dylan Strome, who has scored 27 goals. John Carlson leads in assists, having provided 42 assists this season. In terms of total points scored, Strome leads the team with 66 points. In their last five games, Washington has allowed an average of 2.8 goals per game. Currently, the Capitals are just below Philadelphia in the Metropolitan Division standings with a total of 87 points. Washington is determined to continue their winning streak and defeat Philadelphia, a team that has been performing well recently. On average, the Capitals score 2.7 goals per game.

Our Free NHL Pick for Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals

The teams have played two games against each other so far, each winning one game. Both teams are competing to come out on top as the season nears its end. Washington has had difficulty performing well in away games, while Philadelphia has shown strength when playing at home. It is expected that their defensive strategies will be important in the game, with both teams likely to make impactful plays early on. Final Score Prediction, Washington Capitals win 7-3.

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