Washington Capitals vs. Philadelphia Flyers NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
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
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
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)
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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