NHL-playoffs-betting-prediction-pick-Washington favored by -126 against New York on Saturday

New York RangersWashington Capitals
May 4, 12:30 PM | Verizon Center

New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Odds

26-18-4TEAM RECORD27-18-3

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

The Capitals sport records of 27-18-3 heading into this matchup, while the Rangers sit at 26-18-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-24-3 for the Capitals and 16-22-10 for the Rangers.

View NY Rangers vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Capitals in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -126 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Capitals, most recently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 3-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 26.8% rate while the Rangers have a 81.1% rate on the penalty kill.

New York was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Capitals. They lost as +116 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

A few Rangers at Capitals trends to consider:
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of the NY Rangers last 21 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games when playing Washington
NY Rangers are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Washington's last 21 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Washington is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against NY Rangers

Next up:
NY Rangers home to Washington, Monday, May 6

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