Capitals vs. Golden Knights Prediction

Washington Capitals vs. Las Vegas Golden Knights 12/4/18, Prediction & Odds

A rematch of last season's Stanley Cup Finals will take place tonight when the defending champion Washington Capitals play at the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Will Las Vegas get revenge for one night with a victory or can Washington again be a thorn in the side of the Golden Knights?

Game Snapshot

15 Washington Capitals at 16 Las Vegas Golden Knights

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

T-Mobile Arena at 10:35PM ET


Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at, the Golden Knights are a -150 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Capitals are a +130 underdog, while the total is set at 6 goals. As of Tuesday afternoon, exactly 50 percent of public bets are coming in on visiting Washington and host Las Vegas. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Capitals see seven-game win streak snapped

Washington lost 6-5 Sunday at home versus Anaheim as its seven-game winning streak came to a halt. The Capitals (15-8-3) opened up a 5-1 advantage in the second period before blowing it. Nicklas Backstrom, Chandler Stephenson, Tom Wilson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nic Dowd scored the goals for Washington. Kuznetzov, Stephenson and Dowd each had an assist as well. Dmitrij Jaskin and John Carlson each dished out two assists. Braden Holtby allowed six goals on 25 shots in the defeat.

Golden Knights edged at Oilers

Las Vegas (14-13-1) had its five-game win streak snapped Saturday night at Edmonton. William Karlsson scored the lone goal for the Golden Knights of the unassisted variety to tie it at 1-1 in the second period before the Oilers found the game-winner in the third. Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves on 34 shots to take the loss.

NHL Betting Trends


The Capitals are 7-1 in their last eight games overall. Washington is 4-1 in its last five Tuesday games.

Las Vegas

The Golden Knights are 0-5 in the last five meetings. The over is 5-2 in the last seven meetings.


Las Vegas is about due is as it gets for a win over the Capitals. Revenge, at home and playing well before the loss in the last game. Go with the home team here.


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