New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals Odds & Info
|Game||New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals|
|Date & Time||Friday April 29, 2022, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
NYR -111 ; O/U 5.5
Madison Square Garden in New York City will welcome the Washington Capitals Friday night for a game against the New York Rangers. Washington comes into Friday night struggling as of late losing three of the last four games played including two in a row following a loss to the New York Islanders. Ilya Samsonov was terrible for Washington against New York posting a .8468 percentage after allowing four goals in just under 60 minutes on the ice.
As a team this season Washington has scored 3.34 goals per game on 31.4 shots as the team. Alex Ovechkin leads the Washington offense with 90 points to go along with a team high 50 goals. John Carlson is the top setup man with 54 assists on the year.
The New York Islanders will put their third consecutive home game Friday night riding a three game losing streak after a 4-3 lost to Montreal. Alexandar Georgiev continued his struggles in the net posting a .818 save percentage after allowing four goals in 60 minutes of playtime.
Despite a solid record this season the Washington offense has been mediocre all year averaging only 3.05 goals per game on 29.1 shots as a team. Artemi Panarin is the leader of the New York offense with 96 points this season to go along with a team high 74 assists.
Recent Betting Trends
- The Capitals are 25-8-6 on the road.
- The Capitals are 46-30-4 O/U.
- The Rangers are 26-10-4 at home.
- The O/U for the Rangers is 32-45-4.
Free NHL Pick:
This game is considered a tossup as both teams have had issues as of late and will look to get back on track Friday night. Look for New York to do enough on their home ice to end their recent skid and get a win against a good Washington team. Take New York to do enough Friday night to squeak by Washington in the garden. Final Score Prediction, NYR wins 3-1.