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Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings 11/17/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds

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Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings 11-17-2021 Forecast Analysis and Odds

Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings 11/17/2021 – On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals will take the road to square off against the Los Angeles Kings from Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Capitals are second in the Metropolitan Division and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Washington is one step behind the Carolina Hurricanes. The Los Angeles Kings are fifth in the Pacific Division behind the Vegas Golden Knights. The Kings dropped their last game and the NHL betting odds have a predicted winner based on the recent betting trends.

Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings 11/17/2021

When: Wednesday, November 17, 10:30 PM ET

Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings 11/17/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Washington Capitals -0.5 (+130) 5.5 o (-135) -172
Los Angeles Kings +0.5 (-213) 5.5 u (-135) +120
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Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals were unable to defeat the Anaheim Ducks in their last game and were forced to settle with a 3-2 final score. With a 9-2-5 record on the season, the Capitals are ahead of most opponents in the Metropolitan Division. Ilya Samsonov is all set to make his fifth appearance from the Capitals. Samsonov is 4-0-1 on the season and has surrendered 15 goals in total. He has a save percentage of .894 and is carrying at 2.92. Washington has a strong defense surrendering only 2.4 goals per game on average.

Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 12, A 14, PTS 26), E. Kuznetsov C (G 6, A 14, PTS 20), T. Wilson RW (G 5, A 9, PTS 14).

Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings will need more offensive talent considering that the Capitals are holding the third rank in the NHL in terms of defense. The Kings dropped their last game against the Winnipeg Jets with a 3-2 final score. Los Angeles is averaging 34.3 shots on goal and is ranked fifth in the NHL. Jonathan Quick will make his ninth appearance for his team and is 4-3-1 with his record. Quick is carrying 1.98 goals-against average while Anze Kopitar is the leader in scoring and assists with eight.

Players to watch: A. Kopitar C (G 8, A 8, PTS 16), A. Iafallo RW (G 6, A 7, PTS 13), P. Danault LW (G 3, A 6, PTS 9).

Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings Betting Predictions

Trends

Capitals

Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Los Angeles.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 9 games on the road.
Washington are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles.
Washington are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games this season.

Kings

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles’ last 7 games.
Los Angeles are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Los Angeles’ last 13 games at home.
Los Angeles are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles’ last 5 games this season.

Capitals vs Kings Betting Picks

The Kings are playing this game at home, but the best NHL bets favor the Capitals to win this game. The Washington Capitals have a strong defense and an equally balanced offensive unit. Back the Capitals to rebound and secure a victory.

Score Prediction: Kings 3, Capitals 2.