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New York RangersWashington Capitals
May 5, 12:30 PM | Verizon Center

New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Odds

51-24-7TEAM RECORD42-32-8

The Washington Capitals look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Rangers arrive at Verizon Center on Saturday.

The Capitals currently sports a record of 42-32-8. The Rangers are 51-24-7. Betting totals have seen the Capitals post a 40-37-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Rangers have gone 32-31-19 against the number.

View NY Rangers vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Capitals as -115 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

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.

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.

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

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

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few Rangers at Capitals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
NY Rangers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Washington is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against NY Rangers

Next up:
NY Rangers home to Washington, Monday, May 7