Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes 10/31/22 – NHL Picks and Predictions

Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes 10/31/22 – NHL Picks and Predictions


The Washington Capitals continue a road trip on Monday night with a game in Raleigh, NC against the Carolina Hurricanes. Washington comes into Monday having struggled a bit this year just one game over .500 despite winning three of its last four games, including a 3-0 win over Nashville on Saturday. Darcy Kuemper had one of his best games so far this season against Nashville saving all 34 shots he faced leading to the shutout win.

Washington’s offense has been mediocre so far this season, as the Capitals have averaged 3.11 goals on 28.9 shots while allowing 2.89 goals on 32.6 shots per game. Alex Ovechkin continues to lead Washington’s offense with seven points and a team-high four goals on 39 shots this year. Nick Jensen is Washington’s team-high with five assists.

The Carolina Hurricanes return home Monday night with five wins in their first eight games played after an overtime goal in Philadelphia. Antii Raanta struggled a bit in net for Carolina, posting an .897 save percentage after allowing three goals on 29 shots, but pitched an overtime shutout to secure the win for his team.

Martin Necas and Jordan Staal led Carolina’s offense against Philadelphia with a goal and an assist each. Jordan Martinook and Brent Burns chipped in with a goal each, while four different Hurricanes also added an assist on offense.

Recent betting trends

  • The total has been surpassed in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games vs. Carolina.
  • The total has gone under in 11 of Carolina’s last 16 games.
  • The total has been surpassed in 8 of Carolina’s last 11 games against Washington.

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