Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals
Line: Vegas +121 Washington-134
Goal line: Washington -1.5
Free NHL Pick Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals
Vegas is probably in a must win situation tonight facing a 3-1 deficit with a loss. Vegas has been an offensive team and will need a faster pace this game and should want to make this score very high. The Golden Knights were a bit unfortunate with a broken stick leading to a goal for Washington. Although they scored the Knights had a goal scored by their fourth line they will need to hope to get more momentum plays. William Karrlson will need a better game if the Knights have any shot at winning because in Game 3 he didn’t even get a shot off and going 6 for 12 on face offs despite 20:35 minuteson ice. Another player that needs to get going is James Neal who has championship experience with a -3 in the game. Marc-Andre Fluery will needs to do a better job with allowing three goals on 26 shots.
The Washington Capitals are two wins away from being Stanley Cup champions for the first time in franchise history. The Caps have been led by Braden Holtby who has been spectacular in stopping the Washington Capitals. Evgeny Kuznetsov returned from a shoulder or arm injury and scored a goal and an assist and has been a key player for Washington as he leads all players with 27 points in this postseason. Along with Kuznetsov, Alex Ovechkin has also crossed the 25-point mark becoming the fourth set of teammates to do so. Ovechkin scored a goal in the 3-1 win in Game 3. Ovechkin has been one of the best players of a generation and a Stanley Cup will greatly help his legacy.
Cover the Spread 365 Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vegas’s last 5 games
Vegas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Vegas is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games
Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Free NHL Prediction Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals
This is a pivotal game in these Finals with Las Vegas needing to win at least one of the two games in Washington. Vegas needs to not allow theearly energy Washington will bring with their home crowd tonight to overwhelm them. The Golden Knights have been one of the best and most fun teams in hockey this season and need to get their offense going. One way they could do this is with an early penalty with the Capitals 7th in penalties this season and 15th in power play kill. Las Vegas is in a tough situation if they can send this series back home 2-2 then they will be favored to close out the Capitals for the Stanley Cup. Vegas seems to believe that they are just playing through a tough stretch and not folding under the pressure of the big stage. Vegas tonight will make this a higher scoring affair like Game 1 which they won 6-4 they will outscore Washington again with probably their best shot at a road win in this series.
[button type=”big” color= “black”] Pick: Las Vegas +121 [/button]