Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 19, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights (41-31-5) host the Washington Capitals (43-23-10) on Wednesday, April 20, with the Golden Knights coming off a defeat and the Capitals a victory. The oddsmakers have made the Golden Knights solid favorites at -141 on the moneyline, and the Capitals are at +117. Find more below on the Golden Knights vs. Capitals betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Golden Knights vs. Capitals Spread and Betting Line

Golden Knights vs Capitals Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Golden Knights -141 Capitals +117

Golden Knights vs. Capitals Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Location: Paradise, Nevada
  • Arena: T-Mobile Arena

Computer Predictions for Golden Knights vs. Capitals

Computer picks for Golden Knights vs Capitals
Score Prediction
Golden Knights 4 Capitals 3

Golden Knights vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • Through 51 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Las Vegas has won 30 of those matchups.
  • Through 33 games with moneyline odds lower than -141 this season, the Golden Knights have been victorious 21 times.
  • Las Vegas has a 58.5% chance of winning this game, looking at the moneyline odds.
  • Vegas Golden Knights Leaders

  • A leading offensive player this season for Las Vegas, Jonathan Marchessault has scored 64 points in 71 games (29 goals and 35 assists).
  • Chandler Stephenson has 58 points (0.8 per game), scoring 18 goals and adding 40 assists.
  • Shea Theodore has scored 13 goals and added 33 assists through 73 games for Las Vegas.
  • Robin Lehner (23-17-2) has a 2.8 goals against average and a .907 save percentage (30th in the league).
  • Vegas Golden Knights Season Stats

  • The Golden Knights are ranked 12th in the league with 242 goals this season, an average of 3.1 per contest.
  • The Golden Knights are ranked 16th in total goals against, conceding 3.0 goals per game (228 total) in NHL action.
  • Their goal differential (+14) ranks them 16th in the NHL.
  • The Golden Knights’ 35 power-play goals this season (ranked 26th in the NHL) have come on 202 power-play chances.
  • The Golden Knights’ offense has the league’s 24th-ranked power-play conversion rate (17.3%).
  • The Golden Knights’ 10 shorthanded goals this season rank fifth.
  • The Golden Knights rank 21st in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 77.5%.
  • The Golden Knights win 49.3% of their faceoffs (18th in the league).
  • The Golden Knights connect on 9.2% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 20.4 hits and 16.0 blocked shots per game.
  • Capitals vs. Golden Knights Betting Trends

  • The Capitals have been made the underdog 26 times this season, and upset their opponent 14 times.
  • Washington is 7-4 when it is underdogs of +117 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Capitals, implied from the moneyline, is 46.1%.
  • Washington Capitals Leaders

  • Alex Ovechkin is a key offensive option for Washington, with 88 points this season. He has put up 48 goals and 40 assists in 74 games.
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov’s 75 points this season, including 23 goals and 52 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Washington.
  • Washington’s John Carlson has 68 points (15 goals, 53 assists) this season.
  • Ilya Samsonov has an .898 save percentage (42nd in the league), with 948 total saves, while allowing 108 goals (3.0 goals against average). He has put up a 23-10-4 record between the posts for Washington this season.
  • Washington Capitals Season Stats

  • The Capitals’ 258 total goals (3.4 per game) are the eighth-most in the league.
  • The Capitals have conceded 223 total goals (2.9 per game) to rank 13th.
  • Their +35 goal differential ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Capitals have put up 46 power-play goals this season, which ranks 16th in the NHL (on 233 power-play chances).
  • The Capitals have a 19.7% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 21 percentage.
  • The Capitals have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth among NHL teams).
  • The 82.1% penalty-kill percentage the Capitals have amassed is the league’s 10th-best rate.
  • The Capitals win 47.3% of their faceoffs. That’s the 28th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The 10.8% shooting percentage the Capitals have compiled ranks sixth in the league.
  • The Capitals have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Golden Knights and Capitals Injury Report

    Golden Knights: Nicolas Hague: Out (Lower Body), Laurent Brossoit: Out (Undisclosed), Nolan Patrick: Out (Undisclosed), Brett Howden: Out (Undisclosed), Reilly Smith: Out (Undisclosed), William Carrier: Out (Lower Body)

    Capitals: Dmitry Orlov: Day To Day (Lower Body), Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye)

    Betting Tips for Golden Knights vs. Capitals

    The Golden Knights on the moneyline (-141) is our best bet after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish under the total of goals, with the .

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