The New York Rangers will be looking to extend their winning streak on the NHL moneyline to three games and complete the comeback in their best-of-seven second-round playoff series on Wednesday night when they take on the Washington Capitals.
New York forced Wednesday’s Game 7 contest with a 4-3 win as road underdogs on the NHL betting lines at the online sportsbooks in Game 6 on Sunday night in an OVER result for totals bettors. The OVER/UNDER had been 0-4-1 in the previous five games between the Rangers and the Capitals.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the New York Rangers as -160 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 4.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 2.9-2.7.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Washington Capitals have seen them go 52-30-13 so far this season, while the Rangers are at 60-26-7. In totals betting, the New York Rangers are 41-42-10, while the Capitals are 41-49-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.
The Capitals – Rangers odds would favor the Capitals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 16 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Washington is at No. 1.
Offensively, the game matches up the New York Rangers No. 6-ranked offense (2.95 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.41 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 16.54% rate while the Capitals have a 82.31% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Capitals on May 10. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games
- Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
- NY Rangers is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Rangers’s last 9 games
- NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers’s last 7 games at home
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