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Washington Capitals Host New York Rangers in NHL Betting Action

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Verizon Center on Sunday as the host Washington Capitals battle the New York Rangers in hockey odds action.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.8-1.7 result in favor of the Capitals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Capitals bring a 33-8-3 record to the battle against the 24-15-5 Rangers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 16-19-9 so far and the Rangers go 19-19-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New York injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Washington Capitals and the No. 23-ranked New York Rangers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 2-ranked offense (3.27 goals per game) against a New York Rangers defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.61 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 26.92% rate while the Rangers have a 79.58% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -122 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +186 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Rangers is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Rangers's last 15 games
  • NY Rangers is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 9 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing NY Rangers

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Vancouver, Tuesday, January 19th
Washington at Columbus, Tuesday, January 19th