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Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2021 Betting Predictions, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2021 – Sunday night NHL is all set to get underway with an exciting matchup between the Los Angeles Kings and the Washington Capitals. The Kings will take the road in this game to square off from Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Los Angeles Kings are fifth in the Pacific Division and they are coming off a terrible defeat. The Washington Capitals are coming off a big win and they remain second in the Metropolitan Division. The NHL odds tonight has a predicted winner based on the odds and the recent betting trends.
Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2021
When: Sunday, December 19, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals 12/19/2021 Betting Odds:
Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings experienced a terrible defeat in their last game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Kings scored and gave up only five in return. Los Angeles is now holding a 13-11-5 record on the season and is behind the Edmonton Oilers. The Kings are a bit weak with their offense reaching an average of 2.61 goals per game. When it comes to their power play, Los Angeles is touching an average of 18.7 percent. The Kings are reaching 78.1 percent with their penalty kill and are giving up 2.43 goals per game.
Players to watch: A. Kopitar C (G 9, A 17, PTS 26), A. Iafallo RW (G 9, A 9, PTS 18), A. Kempe RW (G 11, A 5, PTS 16).
The Capitals have been a powerhouse with their offense touching an average of 3.47 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.57 to opponents. When it comes to their power play, the Capitals are reaching 16.7 percent. Washington has a decent penalty kill of 80 percent. The Capitals are holding an 18-5-7 record on the season and are right behind the Hurricanes. Washington came off a disappointing defeat against the New York Jets last night with a 5-2 final score.
Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 22, A 25, PTS 47), E. Kuznetsov C (G 9, A 21, PTS 30), J. Carlson D (G 6, A 20, PTS 26).
Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals Betting Predictions
Los Angeles Kings
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington’s last 12 games.
Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals Betting Picks
The NHL betting websites have predicted a winner in this game based on the odds and betting spreads. The Capitals are stronger than the Kings and they hold the upper hand with their powerful offense.
Score Prediction: Capitals 4, Kings 2.