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Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2022 Best Picks, Previews and Betting Tips

Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2022 Best Picks, Previews and Betting Tips

The Detroit Red Wings head to Washington at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC on Monday to take on the Capitals. Detroit was on a 5-game winning run. The Red Wings lost to the Ottawa Senators 6-3 in their last game, Saturday. The team had three different goal scorers in the loss. Detroit is 5th place in the Atlantic Division with a 13-11-6 record. The Wings won just two of their last ten matches and carry a 6-5-3 road record.

Detroit has Ville Husso making his 22nd start between the pipes and is 11-6-4 on the season with three shutouts. Husso allowed 54 goals and carried 2.61 goals against average. He allowed 6 goals over his last two starts allowing the Detroit Red Wings 3.17 goals per game this season. The offense has let Detroit down but the defense also struggled, allowing 3.17 goals per game. Filip Hronek and Olli Maatta combined for 4.3 defensive point shares allowing opponents to find open shots on the net at will.

  • The Detroit Red Wings are 2-7 SU in their last 9 matches with the Capitals.
  • The total stayed UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games on the road.
  • Detroit is 3-10 SU in their last 13 games on the road against Washington. 

Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2022 Best Picks, Previews and Betting Tips

At “ The Center of the Nation “, The Washington Capitals turned their season around, thanks to their offense rising up and scoring 3.03 goals per game. Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Dylan Strome scored 30 goals and 54 assists to lead the top two lines. Conor Sheary, Anthony Mantha, and Marcus Johansson totaled 25 goals and 27 assists. John Carlson added eight goals and 12 assists from the point to open up the offense. 

The Capitals will build on their 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in their last meeting. Ovechkin has a team-high 35 points with a team-high 20 goals and 15 assists. Dylan Strome also delivered 24 points with 18 assists while Kuznetsov also has a team-high of 21 assists as part of his 25 points up to this point in the year. Darcy Kuemper has gone 8-9-2 with a 2.56 GAA and a .916 save percentage while Charlie Lindgren is 8-4-2 with a 2.70 GAA and a .913 save percentage this season.

  • The total remained UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 matches against the Red Wings.
  • The total stayed UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games at home.
  • Washington is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Detroit.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Washington Capitals. The NHL Pick for this contest is Washington -200. The Capitals Are favored heavily at home in this match. Washington might lose their 6th game in a row. Consider the total in this contest. Prediction: Washington will win 5-2.

NHL Starting Time: 7:00 PM ET

Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC

Date: Monday, December 19, 2022                                                                                


NHL Odds/Point Spread: Washington Capitals -200            

NHL Totals: 6.0

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