NHL Odds: Caps-Knights in Game 2. Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights is this Wednesday at 8 PM ET on NBCSN. The Golden Knights came back on two separate occasions to win Monday’s opener 6-4 as –155 home favorites, easily going Over the posted total of 5.5 goals (Over +100). Odds for Wednesday’s game have another 5.5-goal total. Bet on hockey at Bovada and get a free bonus bet.
It looked like Washington was going to get the last laugh Monday night after Golden Knights netminder Marc-Andre Fleury put the puck into his own net to give the Caps a 4-3 lead early in the third period. But Ryan Reaves quickly scored the equalizer, and Tomas Nosek put the Knights ahead for good with the game-winner and an empty-netter.
Both teams should be relatively healthy for Game 2. Washington had defense man Brooks Orpik and RW Devante Smith-Pelly in the lineup on Monday after they were injured in Game 7 of the Eastern final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Golden Knights were –130 favorites to win this series heading into the opener; after starting their inaugural 2017-18 campaign as +20000 long shots, Vegas is now three wins away from making Stanley Cup history. Bet Now.