The San Jose Sharks (21-19-2) travel to meet the Washington Capitals (23-11-9) Wednesday at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Sharks vs. Capitals odds and lines, and make our expert NHL picks, predictions and bets.
The Sharks are coming off a 7-1 blowout loss Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning and have now dropped four of their last five games. San Jose won the final two games of its four-game road trip with victories in Buffalo Jan. 6 and Philadelphia Jan. 8 last time it traveled east.
The Capitals were on the short end of a 1-0 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights Monday, their fourth straight game decided by 1 goal. Washington is 2-2 across those outings, splitting the Over-Under in those contests too.
Sharks at Capitals odds, spread and lines
- Money line: Sharks +170 (bet $100 to win $170) | Capitals -210 (bet $210 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Sharks +1.5 (-155) | Capitals -1.5 (+122)
- Over/Under (O/U): 5.5 (O: -125 | U: +100)