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Capitals get visit from the Rangers

The New York Rangers have managed to pick up the victory in seven of their last 10 games against the Washington Capitals as those teams prepare to meet on Wednesday night.

The Rangers also went 2-1 against the Capitals last season, with the OVER/UNDER going 0-1-2 for totals bettors in those contests. The OVER has only managed to pay out three times in the last 10 Rangers vs. Capitals NHL betting matchups.

The Capitals sport records of 2-4-0 heading into this matchup, while the Rangers sit at 1-4-0 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-2 for the Capitals and 3-1-1 for the Rangers.

View New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Capitals in this one found them earlier as -142 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 12-rated Rangers taking on the No. 5-rated Capitals in this contest.

ADVERTISEMENT:

In their last action, New York was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Blues. Bettors on St. Louis at -215 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Washington was a 4-2 winner at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Washington at -168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.83 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 30 at 5 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 36.36% while the Rangers defense kills off 75% of their penalties.

Next up:
New York at New Jersey, Saturday, October 19th
Washington at Columbus, Saturday, October 19th

 

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