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Capitals vs. Canadiens Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 7:07 PM ET (Sat, Feb 17, 2024)


The Washington Capitals battle the Montreal Canadiens in NHL Hockey action on Saturday, February 17, 2024. Puck drop is set for 7:07 PM ET.

Want betting info or a prediction for this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the right side of the betting action for this match-up.


Capitals vs. Canadiens Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: Washington Capitals (Favorite)
Home Team: Montreal Canadiens (Underdog)
Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024
Time: 7:07 PM ET
League: National Hockey League (NHL)

Washington Capitals Moneyline: -113
Montreal Canadiens Moneyline: +100

Washington Capitals Puck Line: -1.5 (+221)
Montreal Canadiens Puck Line: +1.5 (-260)

Game Total Goals: 6 (Over -109 / Under -107)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the Washington Capitals and the Montreal Canadiens, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's break down the away team and -113 betting favorites, the Washington Capitals.

In their last 10 games, the Capitals have a Straight Up record of 2 wins, 8 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 2 losses in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Capitals have an Against-the-Spread record of 4 wins, 6 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 loss in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Capitals games have a record of 6 overs, 3 unders, 1 push in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

OK now let's break down the home team and +100 betting underdogs, the Montreal Canadiens.

In their last 10 games, the Canadiens have a Straight Up record of 3 wins, 7 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Canadiens have an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 loss in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Canadiens games have a record of 6 overs, 4 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

If you you would like more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Capitals vs. Canadiens Trend Finder directly.


Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

Based on our simulation of the Capitals vs. Canadiens NHL game, we have the Montreal Canadiens beating the Washington Capitals with a simulated final score of: Washington Capitals [3] - Montreal Canadiens [4]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Capitals vs. Canadiens Simulation directly. Also after the Capitals vs. Canadiens game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.


What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Now let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Capitals vs. Canadiens NHL match-up? Based on the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Canadiens +100

Free Puck Line Pick: Canadiens +1.5 (-260)

Free Total Pick: Over 6 (-109)


We hope our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Washington Capitals vs. Montreal Canadiens NHL Hockey match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Related News (NHL News)

Ovechkin's goal streak ends, but Capitals beat Canadiens 4-3

Sat, Feb 17, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Ovechkin's goal streak ends, but Capitals beat Canadiens 4-3

MONTREAL (AP) - Aliaksei Protas and Anthony Mantha each had a goal and an assist as the Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night.

T.J. Oshie and Sonny Milano also scored for Washington, which snapped a two-game skid and earned its second win in 10 outings.

Alex Ovechkin earned an assist but fell just short of tying his career-high seven-game goal streak.

The Capitals captain entered the night with goals in six straight, joining Brett Hull (seven games in 2003-04) and Johnny Bucyk (six games in 1974-75) as the only players to do so at 38 or older.

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Darcy Kuemper stopped 28 shots.

Nick Suzuki, Arber Xhekaj and Alex Newhook scored while Jake Allen made 30 saves for Montreal. Joel Armia had two assists.

Suzuki and Juraj Slafkovsky extended their career-high point streaks. The captain pushed his run to 10 games - the longest active streak in the league - while Slafkovsky reached eight in the losing effort.

The Canadiens have lost two straight after falling 7-4 to the New York Rangers on Thursday.

Tied 2-2 after 40 minutes, Milano scored 3:27 into the third period by tipping a pass from Max Pacioretty past Allen. It was Milano's first game back from a 27-game absence due to an upper-body injury.

Suzuki evened things up again with a power-play goal at 9:45 for his 20th of the season, firing a shot off a defender's leg and past Kuemper after a cross-ice pass from Slafkovsky.

Washington took a 4-3 lead with 8:03 left in the period as Protas ended a 29-game goal drought by pouncing on a rebound.

With Allen pulled for an extra attacker, Capitals forward Tom Wilson took a minor penalty with 1:27 left to give Montreal a 6-on-4 advantage.

The Canadiens peppered Kuemper with shots in a frantic 90-second spree spent almost entirely in Washington's zone, but couldn't find the equalizer.

Defenseman Joel Edmundson played his first game in Montreal since the Canadiens traded him to Washington in July after three seasons with the team.

Pacioretty, a former Canadiens captain, played his first game in Montreal since June 24, 2021, when the Canadiens knocked out his Vegas Golden Knights in the Conference finals.

UP NEXT

Capitals: Host New Jersey on Tuesday night.

Canadiens: Host Buffalo on Wednesday night to finish a two-game homestand.

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