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New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds Preview with Prediction

New York Islanders

vs

Washington Capitals
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Verizon Center

Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are the favorites on the NHL betting lines for Wednesday night as they open up a best-of-seven first-round playoff series on home ice against John Tavares and the New York Islanders.

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to back the visiting New York Islanders before puck drop in this match found them as 130 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.4 win for the Capitals on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Capitals sit at 45-26-11 on the season; in comparison, the New York Islanders are currently 47-28-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 38-41-3 OU, and New York is 38-42-2 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Washington Capitals, most recently No. 1 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the New York Islanders, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.

How New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 6-ranked offense (2.95 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 25.32% rate while the Islanders have a 77.88% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Islanders were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Rangers on April 11. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Betting Odds Trends

NY Islanders is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Islanders's last 15 games on the road
NY Islanders is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Washington is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Islanders

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Washington, Friday, April 17th

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