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Moneyline Favors the Washington Capitals in Battle with the New York Islanders – Betting Odds and Pick

The Washington Capitals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Islanders in New York at Barclays Center on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the New York Islanders in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 118 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Tuesday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-2.4 win for the Islanders on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Washington Capitals have seen them go 17-7-3 so far this season, while the Islanders are at 11-11-5. In totals betting, the New York Islanders are 12-11-4, while the Capitals are 10-11-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 9-rated Washington Capitals taking on the No. 23-rated New York Islanders in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.63 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.19 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 13.16% while the Capitals defense kills off 83.33% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Capitals were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -280 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Blue Jackets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at -140 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Islanders is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Carolina, Friday, December 16th
New York home to Chicago, Thursday, December 15th