Washington Capitals vs. Philadelphia Flyers NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 11, 2022

Capitals vs. Flyers Betting Picks & Predictions

The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers — the former coming off a victory, the latter a loss — will play on Tuesday at 7:00 PM ET, at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Flyers are big underdogs on the road, at +213, and the Capitals are -265. Find more below on the Capitals vs. Flyers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Capitals vs. Flyers Betting Line

Capitals vs Flyers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Capitals -265 Flyers +213

Capitals vs. Flyers Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Computer Predictions for Capitals vs. Flyers

Computer picks for Capitals vs Flyers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Capitals (-1.5) Over (6) Capitals 4 Flyers 2

Capitals vs. Flyers Betting Trends

  • Through 47 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Washington has won 26 times.
  • The Capitals have won every game they’ve played this season with moneyline odds shorter than -265.
  • Based on the moneyline odds, Washington has a 72.6% chance of winning this contest.
  • Washington Capitals Leaders

  • One of Washington’s leading offensives player this season is Alex Ovechkin, who has 84 points (45 goals, 39 assists) and plays an average of 20:54 per game.
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov is contributing with 70 points (23 goals, 47 assists).
  • John Carlson has 14 goals and 49 assists for Washington.
  • Vitek Vanecek (18-11-5) has a goals against average of 2.6 on the season, and 909 saves. His .912 save percentage ranks 18th in the league.
  • Washington Capitals Season Stats

  • The Capitals are ranked 11th in the league with 235 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
  • The Capitals are ranked 11th in league play in goals against this season, having conceded 208 total goals (2.9 per game).
  • They’re ranked 11th in the league with a +27 goal differential .
  • The 42 power-play goals the Capitals have scored this season (on 217 power-play chances) rank 20th in the NHL.
  • The Capitals rank 21st in the NHL with a 19.4% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The Capitals’ offense has scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth among all teams).
  • The Capitals kill 81.5% of their opponent’s power plays, the 11th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
  • The Capitals’ players win 47.3% of their faceoffs to rank 28th in the NHL.
  • The Capitals connect on 10.4% of their shots, ranking 10th in the NHL.
  • The Capitals average 24.9 hits and 14.1 blocked shots per game.
  • Flyers vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • This season the Flyers have 17 wins in the 58 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Philadelphia has won two of its nine games when it is the underdog by +213 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Flyers, implied from the moneyline, is 31.9%.
  • Philadelphia Flyers Leaders

  • Cam Atkinson has scored 23 goals (0.3 per game) and dished out 27 assists (0.4 per game), averaging 3.0 shots per game and shooting 10.8%. That makes him among the leaders for Philadelphia with 50 total points (0.7 per game).
  • Travis Konecny’s 45 points this season, including 13 goals and 32 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Philadelphia.
  • Joel Farabee has 16 goals and 17 assists for Washington.
  • Carter Hart’s record stands at 13-23-7 on the season, giving up 134 goals (3.1 goals against average) and compiling 1297 saves with a .906 save percentage (29th in the league).
  • Philadelphia Flyers Season Stats

  • The Flyers’ 187 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 29th in the NHL.
  • The Flyers have conceded 252 total goals (3.5 per game) to rank 25th.
  • They have a -65 goal differential, which ranks 27th in the league.
  • The Flyers have recorded 26 power-play goals this season (31st in the NHL) on 209 power-play chances.
  • The Flyers have the league’s 32nd-ranked power-play conversion rate of 12.4%.
  • The Flyers have scored six shorthanded goals.
  • The Flyers’ 23rd-ranked penalty kill rate is 76%.
  • The Flyers have the sixth-best faceoff win percentage in the NHL (52.6%).
  • The Flyers are shooting 8.4% (31st in the league).
  • The Flyers have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Capitals and Flyers Injury Report

    Capitals: Nicklas Backstrom: Day To Day (Maintenance), Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye)

    Flyers: Sean Couturier: Out For Season (Back), Ryan Ellis: Out For Season (Lower-body), Joel Farabee: Day To Day (Illness), Nick Seeler: Out (Lower-body)

    Betting Tips for Capitals vs. Flyers

    The Capitals on the moneyline (-265) is our best bet after taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 6 goals, with the Capitals (-1.5) covering the spread.

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