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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 04/24/2021 Previews, Hockey Betting & Predictions
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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 04/24/2021 – Saturday night NHL is all set to take place at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Washington Capitals will take on the New York Islanders in an entertaining East Division play. The best NHL betting site has all the odds and predictions available online for this exciting game. The Capitals look forward to building on their winning streak as the Islanders look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Washington is holding the first spot in the East Division play while the Islanders sit at the third.
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 04/24/2021
When: Saturday, April 24, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York
TV: MSG+ | NBCSWA
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 04/24/2021 Betting Odds:
The Capitals are coming into this game holding a 30-13-4 record on the season. Washington is ahead of the Penguins in second place and is all set to build on their last success against the Islanders. Washington scored one goal and gave up nothing in return. Nicklas Backstrom is the leader who is scoring 47 points and 14 goals. The Capitals are touching an average of 3.5 goals per game from their offensive end. From the defensive side, they are giving up three goals to opponents. When it comes to the penalty kill, the Capitals are touching close to 84 percent.
Players to watch: N. Backstrom C (G 14 A 33 PTS 47), A. Ovechkin LW (G 24 A 18 PTS 42), J. Carlson D (G 10 A 32 PTS 42).
New York Islanders
The Islanders will enter this game holding a 29-13-5 record on the season. New York Islanders are ahead of the Bruins as they continue to trail the Penguins. Mathew Barzal is the leader for the Islanders with 38 points and 13 goals on the season. Barzal is also the leader in assists with 25. When it comes to scoring, the Islanders are touching an average of 2.8 goals per game while their defense is giving up 2.3 in return. New York has a power play of 17.5 percent while their penalty kill is touching close to 83 percent.
Players to watch: M. Barzal C (G 13 A 25 PTS 38), J. Eberle RW (G 15 A 16 PTS 31), J. Bailey C (G 8 A 20 PTS 28).
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington’s last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Islanders’ last 10 games.
Capitals vs Islanders Betting Picks
Washington Capitals are strong in preventing opponents from scoring. The Capitals have the upper hand in this game with all the latest NHL betting odds in their favor. Back the Capitals to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Capitals 3, Islanders 2.