Betway Bets of the Day: Hughes Brothers to shine in the Nation’s Capital

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Tyson Cole
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Small two-game slate in the NHL tonight. The New Jersey Devils take on the Washington Capitals, while the Toronto Maple Leafs face off against the Anaheim Ducks. 
Historically, when the Devils and Capitals meet, there are a lot of goals, going over the total of 5.5 in seven of their last eight meetings. The Maple Leafs have had the Ducks number lately, winning eight of their previous ten head-to-head matchups.

Jack Hughes over 3.5 shots on goal (-150)

Your $15 bet returns you $25.
Jack Hughes has cleared this line in two of his last three games, averaging 5.0 shots on 7.3 shot attempts per game. He’s only cleared in 54% of all road games this season but averages 4.2 shots on 8.2 shot attempts per game.
Dating back to last season, Hughes has cleared all five games against the Washington Capitals, averaging 4.6 shots on 7.6 shot attempts. The Capitals allow 9.8 shots on goal to centres per game. 
The former first-overall pick leads the Devils in both shot attempts and shots on goal on the powerplay this season. Washington allows 3.2 power play opportunities per game. 

Luke Hughes point (+105)

Your $10 bet returns $20.50.
Luke Hughes has five points on his current three-game point streak. On the road this season, the youngest Hughes brother has points in 53% of his games, totalling 12 points.
In three career games played against the Capitals, the former fourth-overall pick has registered a point in two of those games, totalling three points. Washington are averaging 3.6 goals against over their last five games played. 

Lukas Dostal over 28.5 saves (-125)

Your $10 bet returns $18.
Lukas Dostal gets the nod tonight for the Ducks. He’s cleared this saves line in seven of his last ten games, averaging 30.1 saves per game. The Anaheim netminder has covered this line in four of his five home games this season, averaging 30.8 saves per game. 
The Ducks have been leaking shots lately. They average 32.1 shots against so far this season; this number jumps to 33.8 shots against over their last ten games.
Anaheim is the most undisciplined team in the league, allowing 4.5 powerplay opportunities per game. The Maple Leafs have three forwards in the top 27 for powerplay shot attempts this season. Toronto are averaging 33.9 shots on goal over their last ten games. 

Yesterday’s recap

Calgary Flames Money Line – WON – (+$9.10)
Yegor Sharangovich Over 2.5 Shots On Goal – WON – (+$11)
Marcus Johansson Point – LOST – (-$10)
All-Time Record: 2-1 (+$10.1)

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