Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Betting Preview
New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Washington and New York on Tuesday, with the host Capitals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 14-15-3 this season, while the Capitals are 15-16-1. New York is 19-12-1 on the totals; Washington is 12-17-3.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 13-rated Islanders taking on the No. 21-rated Capitals in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 10-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 24.8% rate while the Islanders have a 80.6% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at -180 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at +135 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Islanders at Capitals trends to consider:
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 9 games when playing Washington
NY Islanders are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games when playing Washington
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Washington is 13-4 SU in their last 17 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Islanders at Philadelphia, Thursday, March 28
Washington at Buffalo, Saturday, March 30