The New York Rangers have rolled to the victory in seven of their last 10 games against the Washington Capitals as those two teams hit the ice together on Thursday night in Game 1 of their best-of-seven second-round NHL playoff series.
New York went 3-1 against Washington in their four games this past season, with the OVER paying out for totals bettors in three of those games at the online sportsbooks. The Rangers and Capitals last met on April 11, with New York winning 4-2 as a road underdog on the NHL moneyline that day.
Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the New York Rangers as -170 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.
Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.3-3 result in favor of the Rangers. 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 Rangers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Rangers sport a record of 57-23-7 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Capitals sit at 49-28-12 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 40-38-9 for the Rangers and 40-45-4 for the Capitals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.
It’s an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 16-rated New York Rangers and the No. 1-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds – VSB
How Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Stats Match Up
Offensively, the game matches up the New York Rangers No. 3-ranked offense (3.02 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.45 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 16.67% rate while the Capitals have a 82.14% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Washington was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Islanders. They won as -150 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games on the road
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
NY Rangers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers’s last 5 games
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Rangers’s last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at New York, Saturday, May 2nd