The Washington Capitals have now picked up four victories in their last six games against the New York Islanders with those two teams set to hit the ice together once again on Saturday in Game 5 of their best-of-seven first-round series.
Washington rolled to a 5-1 win over the Islanders in Game 4 of the series on Thursday night as a -135 favorite at home on the NHL betting lines to take a 3-2 lead in the series. Overall the Capitals are 6-4 in their past 10 games against the Islanders, with the OVER/UNDER 5-4-1 in that stretch.
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the New York Islanders as -130 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.
Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Pick
Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 2.9-2.3 result in favor of the Capitals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Islanders sport a record of 49-30-8 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Capitals sit at 48-27-12 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 40-44-3 for the Islanders and 40-43-4 for the Capitals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.
This game puts the New York Islanders, most recently No. 17 in the Odds – VSB
NHL Power Rankings, up against the Washington Capitals, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.
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How Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Stats Match Up
Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 3-ranked offense (3.02 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.46 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 17.92% rate while the Capitals have a 82.01% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
Washington is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
NY Islanders is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
NY Islanders is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Islanders’s last 11 games at home
NY Islanders is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
Next Betting Matchups
Washington home to New York, Monday, April 27th