Lightning vs. Capitals Prediction & Odds
The Lightning are playing a struggling Capitals opponent on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. ET in Washington but is Tampa Bay too much of a risk to play on the moneyline?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
053 Tampa Bay Lightning (-146) at 054 Washington Capitals (+122); o/u 6
7:00 p.m. ET, Friday, November 11, 2022
Capital One Arena
Lightning vs. Capitals Public Betting Information
As of this writing, our NHL Public Betting Page shows that 82% of bets are on the Lightning’ moneyline. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.
Tampa Bay Lightning DFS SPIN
Nikita Kucherov logged an assist, seven shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Oilers.vKucherov set up a Brandon Hagel goal in the first period. The assist gave Kucherov an 11-game point streak. He's been held off the scoresheet only once in 13 outings this year, amassing six goals, 15 assists, 48 shots on net, 16 hits and a plus-6 rating. The 29-year-old is healthy and doing what he does best -- strong playmaking and enough scoring to keep opponents honest.
Washington Capitals DFS SPIN
Darcy Kuemper gave up three goals on 27 shots in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Penguins. The fourth goal was an empty-netter. Kuemper was done in a couple of unfortunate goals in the second period, including one he knocked into his own net. The 32-year-old is winless in his last four starts (0-3-1), dropping his season record to 4-6-1 with a 2.47 GAA and a .916 save percentage in 11 games. The Capitals' next two games are a home-and-home against the Lightning -- they play in D.C. on Friday before heading to Tampa on Sunday.
Lightning vs. Capitals NHL Betting Trends
Lightning are 6-15 in the last 21 meetings in Washington
Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings
Favorite is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings
Home team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings
Lightning vs. Capitals NHL BETTING PREDICTION
The Capitals are just 1-5 in their last six games overall, are 1-7 in their last eight games versus Atlantic opponents and are 2-9 in their last 11 games versus Eastern Conference foes. They’re also just 2-7 in their last nine games versus a team with a winning record and are 1-4 in their last five games playing on one day of rest. On the other side, the Lightning have won 95 of their last 123 games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and are 43-14 in their last 57 games versus an opponent with a losing record.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING -146