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New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals 04/26/2022 Spread, Game Analysis and Tips
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New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals 04/26/2022 – The New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals will be meeting for some game-time at Capital One Arena on Tuesday evening. The New York Islanders are in the fifth position of the Metropolitan Division, currently dominated by the Hurricanes, with a record of 35-34-10. The Washington Capitals are just one rank higher, in the fourth position with a record of 44-23-12. The Islanders will be trying to discontinue their losing streak. However, the NHL betting guide is foreseeing an easy win for the Washington Capitals in this game.
New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals 04/26/2022
When: Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals 04/26/2022 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are coming into this game after losing dismally to the Carolina Hurricanes in their last matchup. In that game, the Islanders lost 5-2 after their defense in the net crumbled. As a team, New York is scoring an average of 2.7 goals in each game and has been successful in 19.4 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Brock Nelson who has scored 36 goals so far. On defense, the New York Islanders are allowing opponents to score an average of 2.7 goals in each game.
Players to watch: B. Nelson C (G 36, A 22, PTS 58), M. Barzal C (G 15, A 39, PTS 54), N. Dobson D (G 12, A 35, PTS 47).
The Washington Capitals played against the Toronto Maple Leafs in their last matchup and lost 4-3. As a team, the Capitals are scoring an average of 3.4 goals in each game and have been successful in 20.1 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The top scorer for the team is Alex Ovechkin who has scored 50 goals so far, while Evgeny has assisted 54 times. On defense, the Washington Capitals are allowing opponents to score an average of 2.9 goals in each game played.
Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 50, A 40, PTS 90), E. Kuznetsov C (G 24, A 53, PTS 77), J. Carlson D (G 16, A 54, PTS 70).
New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders’ last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Washington’s last 20 games.
Islanders vs Capitals Betting Picks
The New York Islanders are not playing great hockey recently and are definitely not going to put up a good fight in this game. The Washington Capitals are expected to win this matchup according to NHL best bets.
Score Prediction: Capitals 4, Islanders 1.