New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Betting Preview

Washington CapitalsNew York Rangers
March 24, 7:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Odds

14-16-1TEAM RECORD15-13-2

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between New York and Washington on Sunday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Capitals will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 14-16-1 this season, while the Rangers are 15-13-2. Washington is 12-17-2 on the totals; New York is 8-17-5.

View Washington vs NY Rangers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Capitals were listed as +-163 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 25-rated Capitals taking on the No. 18-rated Rangers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 28-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 13.8% rate while the Capitals have a 77.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 6-1 winner as they battled the Jets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at +116 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 3-1 loser at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at +220 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

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

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Capitals at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Washington
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Washington home to NY Islanders, Tuesday, March 26
NY Rangers at Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 26

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