Flyers vs. Capitals Prediction: Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 1, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 29, 2024

The Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals — the former coming off a victory, the latter a defeat — will meet on Friday at 7:00 PM ET, at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Capitals are underdogs despite being the hosts, at +118, and the Flyers are -143.

The betting insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of March 1, 2024 at 3:13 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this contest and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Flyers vs. Capitals Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: PHI: (-143) | WAS: (+118)
  • Puck line: PHI: -1.5 (182) | WAS: +1.5 (-225)
  • Total: 6 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-117)

Injury Report as of March 1

Flyers: Ryan Ellis: Back (Out), Travis Konecny: Upper Body (Questionable), Jamie Drysdale: Upper Body (Out), Rasmus Ristolainen: Upper Body (Out), Carter Hart: Personal (Out)

Capitals: Tom Wilson: Personal (Probable), Sonny Milano: Illness (Probable), Nick Jensen: Lower Body (Probable), Nicklas Backstrom: Hip (Out), Martin Fehervary: Lower Body (Out), T.J. Oshie: Lower Body (Out), Nic Dowd: Upper Body (Out), Evgeny Kuznetsov: Personal (Out)

Flyers vs. Capitals Predictions & Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Capitals
Total Pick Under (6)
Spread Pick Capitals (+1.5)

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Flyers vs. Capitals Team Stats

Flyers Avg. (Rank) Capitals Avg. (Rank)
2.98 (20th) Goals Scored 2.59 (30th)
2.92 (11th) Goals Allowed 3.14 (19th)
33.5 (3rd) Shots 27.3 (29th)
27.9 (3rd) Shots Allowed 30.6 (21st)

Flyers Key Players

Travis Konecny 57 27 28 55 189 3 +15
Joel Farabee 60 17 27 44 141 2 +1
Owen Tippett 56 21 15 36 214 3 -11
Travis Sanheim 59 8 28 36 106 0 -14
Sean Couturier 56 11 24 35 164 3 -2

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Capitals Key Players

Alexander Ovechkin 55 16 27 43 193 7 -23
Dylan Strome 58 21 22 43 124 5 -15
John Carlson 58 4 30 34 117 2 -5
Anthony Mantha 54 18 14 32 86 1 +7
Alexei Protas 57 5 21 26 82 0 -1

Betting Trends

  • The Flyers have won 68.8% of their games this season when they’ve been a moneyline favorite (11-5).
  • The Flyers have an implied moneyline win probability of 58.8% in this game.
  • This season the Capitals have been an underdog 42 times, and won 15, or 35.7%, of those games.
  • Oddsmakers have implied, given the moneyline set for this matchup, that the Capitals have a 45.9% chance to win.
  • Philadelphia and its opponent have combined to score more than 6 goals in 31 of 60 games this season.
  • Washington has played 29 games this season that ended with more than 6 goals.

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