Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 12/27/2022 – A Metropolitan Division battle is all set to get underway as the Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers in an exciting game. Both teams will square off at the Madison Square Garden in New York. The Capitals continue their first as they trail the Rangers at the fifth position. Washington will enter this game riding a four-game winning streak. As for the Rangers, they won their last game and remain fourth in the division. The NHL picks tonight are updated online for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams.
Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 12/27/2022
When: Tuesday, December 27, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden in New York
Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 12/27/2022 Betting Odds:
|Capitals||+1.5 (-225)||6 over -120||+111|
|Rangers||-1.5 (+185)||6 under +100||-137|
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Washington is currently holding a 19-13-4 record on the season and is coming off a 4-1 victory over the Jets. Taking the lead in scoring in Alex Ovechkin with 22 goals and 44 points. When it comes to passing the puck, the Capitals have Evgeny Kuznetsov as their leader with 23. The Capitals have a decent offense averaging 3.08 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.78 to opponents. The Capitals are playing this game on the road and they have a slight disadvantage here.
Players to watch: Alex Ovechkin LW (G 20, A 15, PTS 35), Evgeny Kuznetsov C (G 4, A 21, PTS 25), Dylan Strome C (G 6, A 18, PTS 24).
New York Rangers
The Rangers are one step ahead and are holding a 19-11-5 record on the season. New York won their last game against the Islanders with a 5-3 final score. The Rangers have Chris Kreider as their leader in goals with 16. Artmei Panarin is the leader in points with 41 and assists with 32. The Rangers are slightly better with their offense against Washington with 3.29 goals per game. Defensively, they are giving up 2.71 to opponents. New York will hold the upper hand at home.
Players to watch: Jack Hughes C (G 14, A 19, PTS 33), Jesper Bratt LW (G 10, A 20, PTS 30), Nico Hischier C (G 12, A 16, PTS 28).
Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions
Washington are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Capitals are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Washington are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games played on a Tuesday.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers’ last 6 games.
NY Rangers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers’ last 5 games at home.
NY Rangers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Washington.
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Rangers’ last 6 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan Division division
Capitals vs Rangers Betting Picks
The Rangers are predicted to win this game and cover the spread at home as per the online NHL betting picks. The Rangers are more efficient in scoring and they also have some of the top players on the team.
Score Prediction: Rangers 4, Capitals 1.