New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds & Info
|Game||New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals|
|Date & Time||Friday October 4, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
NYI -115 O/U 5.5
The Washington Capitals remain on the road Friday and will head to New York to take on the Islanders. Washington is 1-0 on the season beating the Blues on the road in their debut 3-2 in overtime. Alex Ovechkin has 5 shots on net which resulted in a 1 goal for the night. Defenseman John Carlson contributed two assists in the win.
Rookie goaltender Ilya Samsonov will make his NHL debut for Washington on Friday night. Samsonov was drafted #22 overall in 2015 by the Capitals. The Capitals lost to the Islanders in their last matchup 3-0 last season.
The New York Islanders will play their first game of the season at home on Friday night. The Islanders went to the second round of the postseason last year and have hopes to be a playoff contender again. Head Coach Barry Trotz enters his 2nd season with the Islanders and will face his former club on Friday.
Semyon Varlamov will make the start in the goal for the Islanders. Varlamov will sharetime with Thomas Greiss. Varlamov went 20-19-8 last season with Colorado. Varlamov posted 2 shutouts and carries a 2.89 goals agains average.
Recent Betting Trends
- Under is 5-1 in Islanders last 6 Friday games.
- Over is 6-0 in Capitals last 6 overall.
- Islanders are 5-1 in their last 6 games following a win.
- Capitals are 53-22 in their last 75 games as a home favorite of -151 to -200.
Free NHL Pick:
The Capitals came out firing in their first game of the season. Washington offense looks to already be in sync and they will continue to put up goals. The Capitals are 64-24 in their last 88 Friday games. Back the road team on Friday night. Final Score Prediction, Washington Capitals win 4-2.