New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Betting Matchup Report
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Odds
The Islanders get a visit from the Washington Capitals in hockey action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 35-28-6 this season, while the Islanders are 28-31-10. Washington is 33-32-4 on the totals; New York is 34-32-3.
The Capitals were listed as 105 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Islanders and the No. 18-ranked Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 17.9% while the Capitals defense kills off 80.7% of their penalties.
The Capitals were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rangers on March 11. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -225 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Capitals at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
Washington is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
Washington is 12-3 SU in their last 15 games when playing NY Islanders
Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
NY Islanders are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games
NY Islanders are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games when playing Washington
Washington at Winnipeg, Friday, March 16
NY Islanders home to Philadelphia, Thursday, March 15