Los Angeles Kings (23-27-5) @ Washington Capitals (30-18-7)
February 11, 2019, 7:00 pm EST (Capital One Arena)
Moneyline: Los Angeles Kings +160/ Washington Capitals -180
ESPN NHL Score Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings
Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings take on Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in the Capital One Arena tonight. The Kings will be eager for a big win tonight as the Capitals look to catch up to the Islanders in the Metropolitan division.
This year’s Los Angeles team has had a below average season and are hungry for a big win. Inconsistency has been the ongoing trend for the kings as they approach tonight’s game against a very solid Washington squad. The team is 3-2 in their last five with wins over the Flyers, Rangers and the Devils. Along with the three wins they picked up, they also suffered tough losses to the Islanders and Bruins. The Washington Capitals are known for their strong presence on the offensive side of the ice with veteran leader Alex Ovechkin. Washington’s offense will pose a threat to the Kings as their main weakness this season has been their defense and goalies. Both Jonathan Quick (11-13-4) and Jack Campbell (7-9) hold losing records as goalies approaching tonight’s matchup.
The Washington Capitals are currently ranked second in the metropolitan division with a 30-18-7 record. The team has had a very successful season thus far with veteran leadership from superstar winger Alex Ovechkin. Ovechkin leads the NHL in goals this season with a whopping 37 in 54 games played. Along with Ovechkin’s tremendous support on the offensive side, the Washington defense has contributed their fair share with key players such as John Carlson. Both Washington goalies Braden Holtby and Pheonix Copley hold winning records this season in front of the goal contributing to the Capitals success this season.
Cover the Spread 365 NHL Betting Trends
Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles’s last 7 games
Los Angeles is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles’s last 6 games on the road
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington is 1-11 ATS in its last 12 games
Washington is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games
Washington is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games at home
Free NHL Prediction Los Angeles Kings vs Washington Capitals
The Los Angeles Kings are eager for a big win tonight as they take on one of the top teams in the league. The capitals are finally fully healthy and look to hit the ice on their A-game tonight against the Kings. The Capitals’ offensive presence will be far too powerful for the kings to handle as they have been struggling on defense this season. Look for the Capitals to pick up a dominating win tonight on home ice.