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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders in NHL Odds

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Washington Capitals at New York battle on Tuesday at Barclays Center as the Islanders try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, New York sat as 127 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.6-1.8 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.

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the New York Islanders are 13-14-6 overall while the Washington Capitals are 20-8-4. As for the totals, New York is 17-12-4 on the OU, and Washington is 12-13-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.

The New York Islanders sit at No. 21 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Capitals sit at a No. 3 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.73 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.16 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 14.61% while the Capitals defense kills off 84.76% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -230 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York was a 5-1 winner in its last match at home against the Sabres. They won as favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Washington is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Islanders
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders's last 7 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to New Jersey, Thursday, December 29th
New York at Minnesota, Thursday, December 29th