Washington Capitals at Florida Panthers
|Date & Time||Monday April 1, 2019, 8:00 PM (EDT)|
Florida +115 / Washington -135 / over-under: 6
The Florida Panthers host the Washington Capitals in a Monday NHL tilt.
The Washington Capitals ran their winning streak to four games after downing Tampa Bay 6-3 on the road Saturday. Tampa Bay saw scoring from JT Miller, Tyler Johnson and Nikita Kucherov. Mikhail Sergachev assisted twice for the Lightning and Andrei Vasilevskiy was charged with six goals on 35 shots.
Washington saw Nicklas Backstrom, TJ Oshie and Alex Ovechkin each light the lamp twice. Evgeny Kuznetsov and John Carlsson logged a pair of helpers each for the Capitals and Braden Holtby gave up three goals on 28 shots to get the win.
The Florida Panthers have won consecutive contests following a 4-1 victory at Boston on Saturday. Noel Acciari scored in the second period for Boston that cut their deficit to 2-1. Torey Krug and Joakin Nordstrom posted assists for the Bruins and Tuuka Rask gave up three goals on 22 shots to get the loss.
Evgenii Dadonov tallied in the first and third for Florida with Riley Sheahan and Troy Brouwer adding markers. Jonathan Huberdeau assisted twice for the Panthers and Roberto Luongo picked up the win with 30 saves.
Capitals are 4-0 in their last 4 overall and Capitals are 9-3 in their last 12 games following a win Capitals are 86-35 in their last 121 vs. Atlantic.
Panthers are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. Metropolitan and Panthers are 3-8 in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference and Panthers are 2-9 in their last 11 vs. a team with a winning record.
Road team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and Capitals are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings and favorite is 35-17 in the last 52 meetings.
Washington loses these type of games and I would rather sit on my hands and do nothing to be honest as opposed to betting them even though they have the edge…