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Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 02/24/2022 Hockey Forecast, Analysis and Favorite Odds

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Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 02-24-2022 Hockey Forecast Analysis and Favorite Odds

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 02/24/2022 – The Washington Capitals are going to the Big Apple to meet the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden on Thursday evening. The Washington Capitals are in the fourth position of the Metropolitan Division with a 28-15-9 record after their latest victory against Philadelphia. The New York Rangers are in the third position of the same division with a 32-13-5 record after their win against Ottawa. While the Rangers are leading on the scoreboard, the NHL picks today are with the Washington Capitals in this game.

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 02/24/2022

When: Thursday, February 24, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

TV: ESPN

Stream: NHL.TV

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers 02/24/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Washington Capitals +1.5 (-294)6 o (+103)+150
New York Rangers -1.5 (+229)6 u (-117)+140
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Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals are not too bad this year and have managed to win against some of the top opponents. As a whole team, the Capitals are scoring an average of 3.25 goals in every game and have been successful in 16.1 percent of their opportunities in powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Alex Ovechkin who has scored 31 goals so far while Evgeny has assisted the highest number of times with 33. On defense, the Capitals are allowing their opponents to score 2.8 goals in every game on an average.

Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 31, A 31, PTS 62), E. Kuznetsov C (G 15, A 33, PTS 48), J. Carlson D (G 10, A 30, PTS 40).

New York Rangers

The New York Rangers have been magnificent as usual. In their last game, the Rangers played against the Senators and won with a final score 2-1. As a team, New York is scoring an average of 2.9 goals in every game and have been successful in 26.6 percent of its opportunities in powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Chris Reider with 33 goals while Artemi Panarin has the highest number of assists with 41 to his name. On defense, the New York Rangers are allowing their opponents to score 2.5 goals per game on an average.

Players to watch: A. Panarin LW (G 14, A 41, PTS 55), M. Zibanejad C (G 19, A 32, PTS 51). A. Fox D (G 7, A 41, PTS 48).

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions

Trends

Capitals

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against NY Rangers.
Capitals are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Washington are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Rangers

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers’ last 6 games.
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers’ last 6 games at home.
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers’ last 5 games this season.

Capitals vs Rangers Betting Picks

The Rangers are doing well but have been showing signs of struggles in their attack. The Washington Capitals are predicted to win by the NHL betting sites in this game, especially due to their promising offense.

Score Prediction: Capitals 2, Rangers 1.