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Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks, Predictions and Best Preview (Wednesday, March 9th, 2022)

Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers

The Washington Capitals will travel north of the border to square off against the Edmonton Oilers from the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The Capitals are fourth in the Metropolitan Division and are riding a three-game winning streak. The Oilers are not too bad as they sit at the fourth spot in the Pacific Division. However, the Oilers are just the opposite while they enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. The best NHL bets are up and running as these teams enter an exciting game.

Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Location: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta
TV Coverage: TNT

Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Capitals +1.5 (-256) 6.5 o (+100) +160
Oilers -1.5 (+204) 6.5 u (-120) +130
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Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers CashBet Wagering Analysis

The Washington Capitals have improved their performance and are now 31-18-9 on the season. Washington is still behind the Penguins and is ahead of the Blue Jackets. The Oilers are holding a 30-23-4 record on the season and they are right behind the Golden Knights by a couple of games. The Oilers are ahead of the Ducks on their table.  

Washington’s Strong Offense

The Capitals will bank on their powerful offensive unit to make it past the Oilers. Washington is averaging 3.21 goals per game with 31.2 shots. The leader in scoring is Alex Ovechkin with 68 points and 34 goals. When it comes to passing the puck, Evgeny Kuznetsov is the leader with 36. The Capitals defeated the Calgary Flames on the road in their last night’s game with a final score of 5-4. The Capitals will remain on the road to play the Canucks in their next game.

Oilers to Seek Home Advantage

The Edmonton Oilers will try to seek their advantage at home, especially after dropping their last game against Calgary. Edmonton gave up three goals and scored only one in return. The Oilers are averaging at 3.19 goals per game. The lead scorer for the team is Leon Draisaitl with 79 points and 38 goals. The Oilers might have a decent offense but they are weak with their defensive unit giving up 3.21 to opponents.

Capitals vs. Oilers Head to Head Handicapping Trends

Washington are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Washington is 4-12 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against Edmonton.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games played in March.
Edmonton is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Oilers are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Edmonton is 12-4 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan Division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 6 games played in March.

Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers CashBet Free Pick

Washington has been on fire and they are all set to build on their success. The Capitals have a better balance with their offensive and defensive unit. Take the Capitals to win and cover with the NHL sportsbook odds on their side.

Capitals vs. Oilers CashBet Best Bet: Washington Capitals.

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