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NHL Betting Line Favors the Las Vegas Golden Knights over the Washington Capitals Saturday

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Las Vegas and Washington Capitals on Saturday, with the host Golden Knights trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-2.4 win for the Golden Knights on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Las Vegas Golden Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Las Vegas Golden Knights sport a record of 22-9-2 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Capitals sit at 22-12-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-10-2 for the Golden Knights and 20-16 for the Capitals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Las Vegas vs Washington injuries news.

The Capitals - Golden Knights odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Las Vegas is rated No. 9 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Las Vegas Golden Knights No. 3-ranked offense (3.52 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.89 goals per game allowed. The Golden Knights powerplay has clicked at a 20.87% rate while the Capitals have a 78.57% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Arizona at +130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Las Vegas, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Golden Knights at +112 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Washington's last 18 games on the road
  • Las Vegas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Las Vegas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Las Vegas's last 7 games
  • Las Vegas is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at New York, Wednesday, December 27th
Las Vegas at Anaheim, Wednesday, December 27th