NHL FREE BETTING TIP: Washington Capitals vs San Jose Sharks
- Title : NHL FREE BETTING TIP: Washington Capitals vs San Jose Sharks
The Washington Capitals are struggling in 2022 and will have to play their best hockey when the San Jose Sharks visit them at Capital One Arena
The Washington Capitals finished 2021 on top of the Eastern Conference but have lost seven of the ten games in 2022 and all of a sudden failed on sixth place with a 23-11-9 record.
The Capitals are coming off a 1-0 loss over the Vegas Golden Knights.
That was the first shutdown of the season for Washington who failed to score on 34 shots.
Alex Ovechkin the NHL with 58 points, scoring 29 goals and recording 29 assists.
The Capitals have gone 12-6-5 in home games. Washington ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has 8 points over the last 10 games for Washington.
The San Jose Sharks are fourth in the Pacific Division and tenth in the Western Conference with a 21-19-2 record.
The Sharks have lost four of their last five games and were absolutely demolished in the last one losing 7-1 to the defending champions Tampa bay Lightning.
San Jose was in a 4-0 hole when Jaycob Magna scored his first goal for the Sharks late in the first period.
The Sharks are 10-10-0 on the road. San Jose ranks 22nd in the Western Conference with 30.0 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.
Timo Meier leads the Sharks with a plus-15 in 37 games this season. Tomas Hertl has five goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for San Jose.
- Both teams have their full rosters ready for tonight match
- The Capitals won 4-0 in their first match this season
- The Capitals have won 6 of the last 7 against San Jose
- Four of the last five games between these two ended over 5.5 goals
Both teams have struggled lately starting the year with a negative record. The Capitals are definitely the better team and have proved that with a 4-0 win when they visited San Jose two months ago. Ovechkin has recorded at least a point in the last four games against the Sharks and that will be the case this time as well. The Capitals will win in a game that will go over 5.5 goals.
Washington Capitals to win -2.5
|Prediction||Washington Capitals to win|
|Start Time||01:00 : 27-Jan-22|