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WAS
at
PIT
(33) Washington vs. Pittsburgh (34) 12:00 PM | Sun, Jan 17 2021
Sport: NHL | Star Rating: 8.0 Evaluation: Win (800)
Pick
PIT (-109) @ Draftkings

I'm playing on PITTSBURGH. Caps are 2-0. Pens are 0-2. No-brainer on the Caps, right? Not in my opinion. Crosby and co. are going to be desperate to avoid falling to 0-3. We can absolutely expect their best effort. While the Caps may have held the Sabres to a single goal last time out, they're just 1-8 the past nine times that they allowed two goals or less in their previous game. The Crosby/Ovechkin games are usually good ones. Pittsburgh has taken three of the past five meetings. In this case, playing at home and highly motivated to avoid the 0-3 start, I expect the Pens to have the advantage. 

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