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NHL Game Preview - Islanders underdogs vs Capitals at Washington

New York IslandersWashington Capitals
Jan 17, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds

16-21-6TEAM RECORD24-17-2

New York pays a visit to Washington on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Capitals bats in hockey action at Verizon Center.

The Capitals currently sports a record of 24-17-2. The Islanders are 16-21-6. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 24-19 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Islanders have gone 22-19-2 against the number.

View NY Islanders vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Capitals were listed as -210 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Capitals at No. 15 and the Islanders at No. 21 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.1 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 19.7% while the Islanders defense kills off 83.3% of their penalties.

In their last action, New York was a 3-1 loser at home against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Washington was a 2-1 winner at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Washington at -193 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Nashville are 5-5-1
After a loss are 4-6

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

A few Islanders at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 18 of the NY Islanders last 25 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home
Washington is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
Washington is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against NY Islanders

Next up:
NY Islanders at Philadelphia, Thursday, January 19
Washington at Montreal, Wednesday, January 18

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