When: 7:00 PM EST, March 3, 2021
Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
Puckline: +1.5 Washington / -1.5 Boston
Moneyline: + 140 Washington/ -161 Boston
OVER/UNDER Game Total: 6.0
Road Record: 5-2-2
Home Record: 5-1-0
Washington Capitals Vs Boston Bruins Game Day Preview
Battle for first place in the East Division. Between two powerful teams.
Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin take on Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins. Winner takes sole possession of first place in the toughest division in Hockey.
Washington is starting to get hot and look to continue their win streak Vs Boston. In their last three games Capitals are 3-0. With wins vs Pittsburgh and Devils (Twice).
In their most recent game on Sunday Washington beat New Jersey 3-2. Ilya Samsonov got his first win since January 14 ,but his first start since January 19. Samsonov was one of the capitals players out with Covid-19.
Alex Ovechkin is getting hot with the game winning goal in the second period Vs New Jersey but now, Ovechkin is on a pace for a point a game.
Nicklas Backstrom on the team’s performance recently. “We’re just going to build. That’s what it’s all about. Some games are better than others, but I think it’s good from our side that we find ways to win. That’s the key. It’s all about collecting points and build as a team.”
The Bruins started out the season hot, but in their last couple of games they have in consistent. Boston is 2-3-0 in their last 5 games Vs New Jersey, Philadelphia, NY Islanders and NY Rangers (Twice)
In their most recent game, Boston looked more like the old Boston Bruins that everyone knows. A 4-1 over New York Rangers. Tuukka Rask look like the Venezia finalist that he was last year against the rangers with 20 saves on 21 shots.
Charlie Coyle led the offense with 2 goals and 15:52 of time on ice on Sunday Vs rangers but, with 2 more points for Charlie McAvoy in his return to his home state of New York
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy on his teams play “We made it over difficult on New York to generate offense and if we checked well, we knew eventually the goal were in that room.”
Capitals Vs Bruins Facts
- Capitals are 4-1 in their last 5 overall
2. Under is 9-4 in Bruins last 13 games playing on 2 days rest
3. Capitals are 36-15 in the last 51 meetings
Washington Capitals Vs Boston Bruins Alternative Fantasy Hockey-Statement Games Pick.
Capitals 4 Bruins 3
10 PT Pick: Boston Bruins Will WIN By OVER 1.5 Goals
9 PT Pick: Boston Bruins Forwards OVER 2.5 Goals
8 PT Pick: Either Boston Bruins Or Washington Capitals Will WIN In OT