Washington Capitals vs Vegas Golden Knights 04/20/2022 – On Wednesday night, the Washington Capitals will be meeting the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena for some action on the ice. The Washington Capitals are at the fourth position of the Metropolitan Division, currently ruled by the Hurricanes, with a record of 43-23-10. Similarly, the Vegas Golden Knights are in the fourth position of the Pacific Division with a record of 41-31-5. The Golden Knights will try to make amends for their recent loss, but are expected to take another nosedive as NHL bets today are predicting the Washington Capitals to win in this game.
Washington Capitals vs Vegas Golden Knights 04/20/2022
When: Wednesday, April 20, 10:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada
Washington Capitals vs Vegas Golden Knights 04/20/2022 Betting Odds:
|Washington Capitals||+1.5 (-250)||6 o (-115)||+162|
|Vegas Golden Knights||-1.5 (+194)||6 u (-105)||+125|
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The Washington Capitals have won four of their last five games played. In their latest outing, they faced Colorado and won 3-2. As a team, the Capitals are scoring an average of 3.39 goals in each game. The lead scorer for the Capitals is Alex Ovechkin who has scored 87 points so far. Ovechkin also has the team’s highest number of goals with 48 in his bag. Evgeny Kuznetsov has also contributed with 75 points and has assisted 52 times. On defense, the majority of the shots are faced by Ilya Samsonov who has a .898 save percentage.
Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 48, A 39, PTS 87), E. Kuznetsov C (G 23, A 52, PTS 75), J. Carlson D (G 15, A 53, PTS 68).
Vegas Golden Knights
The Vegas Golden Knights are on a two-game losing streak. Their latest loss was against the New Jersey Devils with a score of 3-2. As a team, the Golden Knights are scoring an average of 3.14 goals in each game. The lead scorer for the team is Jonathan Marchessault who has scored 64 points along with 29 goals, which is the highest in the team for this season. Chandler Stephenson has also assisted 40 times and scored 18 goals. On defense, the main goalie for the team is Robin Lehner who has a .907 save percentage.
Players to watch: J. Marchessault C (G 29, A 35, PTS 64), C. Stephenson C (G 18, A 40, PTS 58), S. Theodore D (G 13, A 33, PTS 46).
Washington Capitals vs Vegas Golden Knights Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Washington’s last 20 games.
Washington are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Washington are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Vegas.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 10 games on the road.
Washington are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Vegas.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vegas’ last 6 games.
Vegas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vegas’ last 7 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vegas’ last 5 games at home.
Vegas are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
Capitals vs Golden Knights Betting Picks
While both these teams are pretty similar in their outlook, the Golden Knights have been struggling as of late. The Washington Capitals have been playing some great hockey recently, and thus are expected to win this game according to expert NHL predictions.
Score Prediction: Capitals 4, Knights 2.