The San Jose Sharks will face the Washington Capitals in NHL on Sunday. The Sharks have had a poor season so far as they are placed second-last in the Western Conference Pacific with 43 points. They come into this one on the back of a loss, thus looking to make a swift comeback with a win.
Meanwhile, the Capitals are placed fourth in the Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division with 62 points. Having won their last two games, they will certainly look to continue their positive run.
Sharks vs Capitals NHL Odds
Sharks vs Capitals Match Details
Fixture: San Jose Sharks vs Washington Capitals
Date & Time: Sunday, February 12, 2023; 1:30 pm EDT
Venue: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
Sharks vs Capitals NHL Key Stats
The Sharks have scored over 160 goals so far In 53 appearances, through the major contribution from Timo Meier. Though Timo has 30 goals and 21 assists to his name, the team still needs more players to start contributing for the better.
On the contrary, their defense has conceded over 3.7 goals per game on average.
In comparison, the Capitals have scored over 160 goals in 54 games of the season through the contribution of Alex Ovechkin. He has kept the flow of goals ongoing with 32 goals and 22 assists to his name.
Their defense has done well by conceding less than three goals per game, with the goaltenders being integral to their success. They will look to contribute similarly in future games to give a big boost to the team.
Sharks vs Capitals Betting Prediction
The game is slightly more inclined toward the Capitals, due to their better team strength. They have also done well against teams with a losing run and less win percentage, which puts them in an advantageous position.
Thus, coupled with home advantage and overall momentum on their side, we should expect the Capitals to find enough and cover the spread in this one.