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Capitals riding a slump against Rangers

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals have only paid out on the NHL moneyline in three of their last 10 games against the New York Rangers as those two teams hit the ice together in marquee NHL odds action on Wednesday.

The Rangers topped the Capitals in the first meeting of the season between the teams on December 23, beating them 4-2 as a -165 home favorite on the NHL betting lines in an OVER result. The OVER/UNDER, however, has gone 1-6-1 in the last eight games between the Eastern clubs.

Computer Prediction: New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Pick

A 3.8-3.6 result in favor of the Capitals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

36-21-10 Washington battles the Rangers, currently with a 41-17-7 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 30-36-1 for the Capitals and 30-28-7 for the Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Washington Capitals at No. 1 and the New York Rangers at No. 5 heading into this contest.

How New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Stats Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 2.99 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 24.88% while the Rangers defense kills off 83.33% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Islanders. They won as -103 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Washington won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Sabres on March 7. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -545 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Betting Odds Trends

NY Rangers is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 5 games
NY Rangers is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games at home
Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing NY Rangers

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Buffalo, Saturday, March 14th
Washington home to Dallas, Friday, March 13th