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Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers will try to regroup on Wednesday night as they take on the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal set.

The Capitals tied up the best-of-seven series at 1-1 in Game 2 on Monday night, winning 3-2 on a power play goal by Alex Ovechkin in the third period. Lundqvist made 22 stops in the loss for New York.

The Capitals are 42-32-8 so far on the season. The Rangers, meanwhile, are 51-24-7. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 40-37-5 and the Rangers go 32-31-19 on the totals.

View NY Rangers vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Capitals as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup at BetOnline. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 4.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 7-rated Rangers taking on the No. 18-rated Capitals in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 15-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Rangers have a 86.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Washington won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Rangers on April 30. Bettors who backed the Capitals at +137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

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

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

 

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

Next up:
NY Rangers at Washington, Saturday, May 5

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