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Capitals at Rangers 3/5/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Odds & Info

Game New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals
Date & Time Thursday March 5, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden, 4, Pennsylvania Plaza, Manhattan, New York, New York County, New York, 10119, USA
Latest odds
WAS -155 O/U 6.5
TV Channel
MSG, NSWA

The Washington Capitals have a chance to run away with the Metro Division earlier this year. However, the Capitals are a team that has started to struggle lately and that will be a problem for the Capitals. The last game for the Capitals before playing against the Flyers on Wednesday night was a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild. The win allowed the Capitals to move up to 40-19-6.

When it comes to the offense Washington has scored 3.42 goals per game. The defense for Washington has allowed 3.03 goals per game. The power play for the Washington team has converted at 20.3% on the year and the penalty kill has sat at 83.3% on the year.

With the Rangers the team has started to struggle on the year. The Rangers have posted a 35-27-4 record on the year, which is good, but in the Metro the Rangers are almost in dead last. The Rangers last game was a 3-1 loss to the Saint Louis Blues.

The Rangers have a powerhouse offense with 3.32 goals per game being scored. The defense for New York is questionable on the year giving up 3.09 goals a game. The power play for the Rangers is converting at 23.4% on the year and the defense for the Rangers is killing off 78.4% on the year.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Under is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings in New York.
  • Capitals are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings.
  • Favorite is 36-15 in the last 51 meetings.
  • Home team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.

Free NHL Pick:

Washington Capitals -155

This year has been one that the Rangers have been all over the place on the year. The Capitals have been consistent on the year and that can make it a challenge for the Rangers to overcome the game here. The Rangers will put up a fight in the game here, but embroiled in a playoff battle the Capitals will pull out the win in the game. Final Score Prediction, Washington Capitals win 4-2.

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