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Rangers Caps Game 7 Odds

The New York Rangers are the home favorites on the NHL lines for Saturday night as they play host to the Washington Capitals in the seventh and deciding game of their second-round playoff series.

Washington forced Game 7 with a 2-1 win over New York in Game 6 of the series on Wednesday night. Alex Ovechkin and Jason Chimera scored for the Capitals that day, and Marian Gaborik had the Rangers' goal.

The Rangers bring a 51-24-7 record to the battle against the 42-32-8 Capitals. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 32-31-19 so far and the Capitals go 40-37-5.

View Washington vs NY Rangers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +150 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks including William Hill and Bovada. The total opened at 4.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Capitals taking on the No. 7-rated Rangers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 13-ranked offense (2.8 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 15.7% rate while the Capitals have a 81.6% rate on the penalty kill.

The Rangers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-10
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

 

A few Capitals at Rangers trends to consider:
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road

 

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