Islanders vs. Capitals Series Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders finished even in the point standings this season. Which one will emerge as the winner in their NHL playoff series?
The Capitals are the second seed in this Metropolitan Region, as they went 45-26-11 on the season and scored a total of 101 points. The Islanders went 47-28-7 on the season, also scoring a total of 101 points. Washington got the tiebreaker between the two and will have the home-ice edge in the series.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Capitals are the favorite in this playoff series, as they have been given odds of -150 to win. The Islanders come into the series with odds of +120 to prevail. Game 1 will be held on Wednesday at 7PM ET.
These two met four times during the regular season, and the home team won all four contests, with three of the games being decided in overtime or a shootout. For the four games, Washington tallied a total of 13 goals while the Islanders had a total of 11. The Capitals have won six of their last nine against the Islanders dating back to 2013, while the two have hit the under in six of their last 10 meetings.