Capitals vs. Golden Knights Prediction
The Vegas Golden Knights are -130 moneyline favorites versus the visiting Capitals on Wednesday night at 10:00 p.m. ET and while the home team has had success in previous meetings between these two teams, is Washington the better bet?
025 Washington Capitals (+110) at 026 Vegas Golden Knights (-130); o/u 6
10:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Washington Capitals DFS Spin
Alex Ovechkin found the back of the net during Monday’s 3-2 win over Colorado. Ovechkin’s power-play goal in the second period gave the Capitals a 2-1 lead at the time. That was his 48th tally of the season, which ties him with Teemu Selanne for the most goals in a season by a player 36 years old or older. The Russian winger has now scored in six of his last seven outings. He has a remarkable 87 points in 74 games for the Caps this season.
Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin
Robin Lehner allowed three goals on 28 shots in Monday’s 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils. This was a devastating loss for the Vegas Golden Knights and their playoff hopes. Lehner was beat twice in the third period, including on a highlight-reel goal by Jesper Boqvist which eventually stood as the game-winning goal. Lehner owns a 23-17-2 record with a 2.83 goals-against average and .907 save percentage.
Capitals vs. Golden Knights Betting Prediction
The Capitals have won six out of their last seven games overall, are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog and are 41-20 in their last 61 road games. The Golden Knights, meanwhile, are 1-5 in their last six games versus Eastern Conference opponents, are 2-6 in their last eight games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and are winless in their last five games versus Metropolitan opponents.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: WASHINGTON CAPITALS +110