Capitals host the Bruins after overtime victory

Posted5/11/2021 7:00 AM

Boston Bruins (33-15-7, third in the East Division) vs. Washington Capitals (35-15-5, second in the East Division)

Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -114, Bruins -105; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Washington hosts the Boston Bruins after the Capitals defeated Philadelphia 2-1 in overtime.

The Capitals are 35-15-5 against opponents from the East Division. Washington has scored 186 goals and ranks third in the league averaging 3.4 per game. Alex Ovechkin leads the team with 24.

The Bruins are 33-15-7 against opponents in the East Division. Boston is 25th in the league with 33.5 shots per game and is averaging 3.0 goals.

In their last meeting on April 18, Boston won 6-3. Brad Marchand scored two goals for the Bruins.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nicklas Backstrom has 53 total points for the Capitals, 15 goals and 38 assists. T.J. Oshie has eight goals over the last 10 games for Washington.

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Marchand leads the Bruins with 29 goals and has 69 points. David Krejci has two goals and 13 assists over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.6 assists, 4.6 penalties and 15.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.

Bruins: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

INJURIES: Capitals: Alex Ovechkin: day to day (lower body), Michal Kempny: out (lower body), John Carlson: day to day (lower body), Nicklas Backstrom: day to day (lower body).

Bruins: Ondrej Kase: day to day (upper body), Charlie Coyle: out (upper-body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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