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No OVER Yet in Caps vs Rangers Series

The OVER still hasn't paid out for totals bettors in the second-round playoff series between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers, with the Caps looking to close out the best-of-seven set with a victory in Game 5 on Friday.

Washington has a 3-1 lead in the series after beating New York 2-1 at -104 at home on the NHL moneyline at the online sportsbooks in Game 4 of the set on Wednesday night in an UNDER result for totals bettors. The OVER/UNDER has now gone 0-3-1 in the first four games of the Capitals vs. Rangers series.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the New York Rangers as -161 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 4.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.9-2.7 win for the Capitals on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Washington Capitals have seen them go 52-29-12 so far this season, while the Rangers are at 58-26-7. In totals betting, the New York Rangers are 40-41-10, while the Capitals are 40-48-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 16-ranked New York Rangers and the No. 1-rated Washington Capitals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 2.95 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 16.48% while the Capitals defense kills off 82.35% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on Washington at -104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
  • NY Rangers is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games at home
  • NY Rangers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to New York, Sunday, May 10th

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