Wednesday’s NHL schedule features a contest between the favored Vegas Golden Knights (41-31-5, -133 on the moneyline to win at home) and the Washington Capitals (43-23-10, +112 moneyline odds) at 10:00 PM ET.
Golden Knights vs. Capitals Predictions
Golden Knights vs. Capitals Betting Odds
Golden Knights vs. Capitals Betting Trends
- The Golden Knights have gone 30-21 this season when favored on the moneyline.
- Las Vegas is 22-14 in games it has played with moneyline odds of -133 or shorter (61.1% win percentage).
- Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Golden Knights have an implied probability of 57.1% to win.
- The Golden Knights rank 12th in the NHL with 242 goals scored (3.1 per game).
- The Golden Knights rank 16th in goals against, allowing 228 total goals (3.0 per game) in NHL play.
- The Capitals have been an underdog in 26 games this season, with 14 upset wins (53.8%).
- Washington has gone 7-8 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +112 or longer on the moneyline.
- With 258 goals (3.4 per game), the Capitals have the NHL’s eighth-best offense.
- The Capitals have allowed 223 total goals this season (2.9 per game), 13th in the NHL.
Golden Knights vs. Capitals Over/Under Trends
- Las Vegas and its opponent have hit the over on this game’s total (6 goals) 45 times this season.
- So far this season, 49 games Washington has played finished with over 6 goals.
- The total for this game (6) is 0.5 less than the combined scoring averages for the Golden Knights (3.14) and Capitals (3.39).
- The 5.9 goals per game these two teams allow are 0.1 less than the total set for this contest.
Golden Knights Team Leaders
- Jonathan Marchessault: 29 goals and 35 assists
- Chandler Stephenson: 18 goals and 40 assists
- Shea Theodore: 13 goals and 33 assists
- Robin Lehner: 23-17-2 record, .907 save percentage, 119 goals given up
Capitals Team Leaders
- Alex Ovechkin: 48 goals and 40 assists
- Evgeny Kuznetsov: 23 goals and 52 assists
- John Carlson: 15 goals and 53 assists
- Ilya Samsonov: 23-10-4 record, .898 save percentage, 108 goals allowed
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