The Pittsburgh Penguins will battle in Game 1 the Washington Capitals in an NHL pro hockey playoff Thursday April 27th, 2017. NHL pick prediction odds Washington -145 odds with Pittsburgh +135 odds. Goal over under odds 5.5. Game is televised by NBC Sports Network. NHL pick prediction Penguins at Capitals is available now and sent quickly to preview readers seeking this side and total selection.Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive these free premium picks by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive these free premium picks by phone with no charge Click Here.
Date: Thursday April 27th, 2017
Start Time: 7:30PM ET
TV: NBC Sports Network
Point Spread Odds: Washington -145 Pittsburgh +135
Over Under Total: 5.5
Betting Preview: The Penguins and Capitals met four times this season with each team winning twice on home ice. One win by Pittsburgh came with an overtime goal and shootout.
Pittsburgh was able to advance into the second round of the playoffs after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets in five games. Penguins come off the 5-2 home victory in Game 5 to Columbus on Thursday as a -180 betting odds favorite. Game total flew over 5.5 goals. Pittsburgh stormed out with a 3-0 lead with a goal in the first and two goals in the second period. The Blue Jackets struck at 9:30 and 12:24 off the second period as the Penguins took a 3-2 lead into the third period. Pittsburgh extended their lead at 5:31 of the third period with a goal by Sidney Crosby on the power play and 6:22 as Scott Wilson scored at even strength. There was no more scoring as Pittsburgh moves on. Columbus outshot Pittsburgh 51-32. Marc Andre Fleury turned away 49 of 51 shots. Fleury is 4-1 in the playoffs with a goal against average of 2.52.
Washington skated past the Toronto Maple Leafs in six games to move onto the second round. Capitals come off the 2-1 road overtime victory at Toronto on Sunday as a -133 betting odds favorite. Goal total stayed under 5.5. Five games were decided in overtime and all six had a winning margin of one goal. There was no scoring in Game 6 until Austin Matthews scored at even strength for Toronto at 7:45 of the third period. Washington got the equalizer at 12:51 as Marcus Johansson scored at even strength. Johansson scored the game winner in overtime for the Capitals at 6:31. Washington goalie Braden Holtby turned away 37 of 38 shots. In the playoffs Holtby is 4-2 with a goal against average of 2.36.
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