Oddsmakers have tasked Nicholas Merkley with beating both a goals and an assists props bet in Sunday's matchup with the Capitals. Let's breakdown the various prop bets he has faced this season:
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Nicholas Merkley Prop Bets (4/4/2021)
Nicholas Merkley Prop Bets vs. Capitals
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Betting Trends - Goals
In 15.4% of his games this season (two of 13), Merkley has scored more than 0.5 goals.
Merkley's average prop bet for goals is an over/under of 0.5 per game. He has recorded 0.3 fewer goals per game than that average.
Merkley has hit the over on goals prop bets in just 28.6% of his games (two of seven).
Merkley has racked up more than 0.5 goals -- his season-long average goals prop bet over/under -- in two of his 13 games (15.4%).
Teams are averaging 3.0 goals per game against the Capitals this season, the 12th-most given up by a team.
Betting Trends - Assists
Merkley has collected more than 0.5 assists in two out of 13 games this season (15.4%).
Merkley has averaged 0.3 less assists per game than his average assists prop bet over/under of 0.5.
In just one out of seven chances (14.3%), Merkley has gone over his assists prop bet totals.
The Capitals' opponents are putting up 5.0 assists per game, which is the 13th-most given up by an NHL squad this season.
Odds and insights reflect consensus player props available as of April 4, 2021. As such, there may not be player prop bet data available for all games played.
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