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New York IslandersWashington Capitals
Feb 28, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds

26-28-8TEAM RECORD31-26-5

The Washington Capitals look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Islanders arrive at Verizon Center on Tuesday.

The Capitals sport records of 31-26-5 heading into this matchup, while the Islanders sit at 26-28-8 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 31-28-3 for the Capitals and 31-28-3 for the Islanders.

View NY Islanders vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Capitals as -165 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 17-rated Islanders taking on the No. 19-rated Capitals in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 17% while the Islanders defense kills off 81.8% of their penalties.

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Capitals were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Islanders at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the NY Islanders last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of the NY Islanders last 25 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
Washington is 11-3 SU in their last 14 games when playing NY Islanders
Washington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
Washington is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against NY Islanders

Next up:
NY Islanders at Philadelphia, Thursday, March 1
Washington home to New Jersey, Friday, March 2

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