Rangers vs. Capitals Free Pick
The Washington Capitals look to continue to pile on goals against the New York Rangers when the two meet tonight at 7PM ET.
Washington is 47-12-4 overall, 26-5-2 at home and 25-25 with the over/under total. New York is 37-21-6 overall, 14-15-3 on the road and 27-26 with the under. The Capitals have won all three meetings and the two have hit the over in each of the meetings. Washington has scored 16 goals on their own in the three meetings.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Capitals are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -185 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +170 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
These two teams have gone OVER in four straight games and five of six. Washington won the last meeting, 5-2 in January and has won three straight, scoring 16 goals in that span. The Caps have gotten behind in almost every game, having to turn it on in the second and third periods. They certainly have the firepower to come back although their defense has been sloppy as of late. The Rangers might have to go with backup Antti Raanta for the injured Henriq Lundqvist in net.
FRIDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: RANGERS/CAPITALS OVER 5