Red Wings aim to keep win streak going, host the Capitals

Washington Capitals (27-21-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (32-20-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division)

Detroit; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Red Wings -180, Capitals +150; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings look to keep a five-game win streak alive when they host the Washington Capitals.

Detroit has a 17-8-5 record in home games and a 32-20-6 record overall. The Red Wings are sixth in NHL play with 203 total goals (averaging 3.5 per game).

Washington has a 12-12-4 record on the road and a 27-21-9 record overall. The Capitals have a 21-3-4 record when scoring three or more goals.

Tuesday's game is the first time these teams match up this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dylan Larkin has 25 goals and 26 assists for the Red Wings. Patrick Kane has five goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

John Carlson has four goals and 29 assists for the Capitals. Alexander Ovechkin has seven goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 7-2-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

Capitals: 5-3-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Red Wings: Ville Husso: out (lower-body).

Capitals: T.J. Oshie: out (upper body), Nic Dowd: out (upper-body), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip), Sonny Milano: day to day (illness), Nick Jensen: day to day (lower body), Martin Fehervary: out (lower-body).


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

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