Friday NHL Betting – Top Teams in the East Battle as Capitals host Bruins

Two of the best teams in the NHL meet on Friday in NHL betting as the Washington Capitals host the Boston Bruins. The Capitals have a potent offense led by Alex Ovechkin while the Bruins have the red-hot Tim Thomas in goal.  It should be a great matchup and a great one to make an NHL bet on at Sbg global.

Show Me Game for Washington
The Capitals are 8-4 this season but you can make a case that the only top team in the Eastern Conference they have played so far has been Boston.  And the Capitals did not do well when they played the Bruins last month. They lost both games of a home and home by a combined score of 7-2.  The Capitals need to prove they can beat a top team in the Eastern Conference. The Capitals are in the top ten in the league in goals per game and in fewest goals against.

Red-Hot Bruins
The Bruins are simply playing great hockey. They have won three games in a row and they are a perfect 5-0 on the road. Goaltender Tim Thomas leads the league in pretty much every goaltending statistics this season. The Bruins are the best defensive team in the league and they are pretty good on offense too as they are 4th in the league.

Boston Trends
The Bruins are 5-0 in their last 5 road games. The Bruins are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. the Southeast. The Bruins are 7-1 in their last 8 overall and have been winning on a nightly basis for gamblers making an NHL bet. The Bruins are 0-4 in their last 4 Friday games. The Bruins are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Washington.

Washington Trends
The Capitals are 36-15 in their last 51 home games. The Capitals are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. the Northeast.

Total Trends
The Under is 6-1-1 in the Bruins last 8 overall. The Under is 4-1-1 in NHL betting in the Bruins last 6 road games. The Under is 35-16-12 in the Bruins last 63 vs. Eastern Conference. The Under is 11-4 in the Capitals last 15 overall. The Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Washington between the two teams.