Lightning vs. Capitals Pick

NHL Lightning vs. Capitals Picks & Predictions for December 18

The Washington Capitals look to add another win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to their credit when they meet tonight at 7PM ET.

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Washington is 22-6-2 on the season and 12-3-1 at home while Tampa Bay is 16-13-3 overall and 9-7-2 on the road. These two have already met twice this season and Washington won both games, one at home and one on the road. The Capitals have a 6-3 scoring edge in the two games.

According to oddsmakers from oddsmakers at, the Capitals are favored at home in this game, as they are getting odds of -150 to win, while the Lightning are getting a money line of +135 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.

Washington has won four straight in this series. The Caps are one of the hottest teams in the NHL, going 10-1-1 over their last 12 games. Goaltender Braden Holtby has been leading the way as he's has not lost a game in his last 13 games.


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