Rangers vs. Capitals Prediction

NHL Predictions: Will Rangers-Capitals be high-scoring for bettors? 4/5/17

Will tonight's Rangers and Capitals matchup in Washington be high-scoring for bettors at 8:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the the Capitals are -200 money line favorites against the Rangers while the over/under currently sits at 5.5 goals.

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NEW YORK KEY TRENDS: The Rangers have won 20 of their last 27 road games but are just 2-5 in their last seven games overall. They're also 1-5 in their last six conference games, are 1-6 in their last seven games versus Metropolitan opponents and are 0-4 in their last four games coming off a win.

WASHINGTON KEY TRENDS: The Capitals are 5-0 in their last five games when playing the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation and have won 13 of 16 against the Metropolitan Division. They're also 40-16 in their last 56 games overall, are 58-18 in their last 76 home games and are 20-8 in their last 28 games versus an opponent with a winning record.

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OUR PREDICTION: The over is 5-2-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams, is 3-1-1 in the Capitals' last five games overall, and is 4-1-1 in their last six games when they're playing on zero rest. On the other side, the over has cashed in all four of the Rangers' last four games overall, is 5-1-2 in their last eight games following a win, and is 3-1-1 in their last five conference games.

WEDNESDAY NHL PREDICTION: RANGERS/CAPITALS OVER 5.5

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