Capitals vs. Islanders Gm 3 Odds
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The New York Islanders host the Washington Capitals in a real pivotal Game 3 today at noon. Get a look at the odds for today’s NHL playoff contest.
The Capitals are now 46-27-11 on the season and 22-13-6 on the road while the Islanders are 48-29-7 overall and 25-14-2 at home. The Capitals evened up this series with a 4-3 win at home in Game 2. The home team has now won five of the six meetings between these two this season and they have pushed or hit the over in four of the six meetings.
According to the latest oddsmakers, the Islanders are favored in Game 3, as they are getting odds of -140 to win, while the Capitals are getting a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
The Capitals found themselves down 2-0 in Game 2 and potentially facing a 2-0 series deficit heading to New York, but Washington rallied to get the 4-3 victory. The Capitals played a very physical game, tallying 59 hits while outshooting the Islanders, 35-21. Nicklas Backstrom led Washington with one goal and two assists while Matt Niskanen had two assists.