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Rangers Capitals Game 6 Pick

The New York Rangers will hit the ice in an NHL betting matchup in Washington on Wednesday night looking to finish off the Capitals in the sixth game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

New York holds a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven set after staging a comeback on Monday night and grabbing a 3-2 overtime win over Washington. Marc Staal scored the winning goal for the Rangers.

Washington will face the 51-24-7 Rangers. In totals betting, the Capitals are 40-37-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rangers are 32-31-19 favoring the OVER.

View NY Rangers vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Capitals as -111 moneyline favorites in this matchup at Ladbrokes as well as Bovada. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5 at Ladbrokes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Capitals at No. 18 and the Rangers at No. 7 heading into this contest.

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.

The Capitals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -138 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

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

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1

 

A few Rangers at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of the NY Rangers last 18 games when playing on the road against Washington
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
NY Rangers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games on the road
NY Rangers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Washington's last 18 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Washington is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against NY Rangers

Next up:
NY Rangers home to Washington, Saturday, May 12

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