Islanders vs. Capitals Gm 5 Odds
WASHINGTON, DC (TheSpread) – The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders meet up tonight at 7PM ET in the pivotal Game 5 of their series.
Washington is 47-27-12 on the season and 24-14-5 at home while New York is 49-29-8 overall and 23-15-5 on the road. Washington evened up the series with a 2-1 OT victory on the road in Game 4. These two have alternated wins and losses in their last 10 meetings, including all four games in this series. These two have pushed or hit the under in four of their last five meetings.
According to the latest oddsmakers, the Capitals are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Islanders are getting odds of +120 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Capitals grinded out the 2-1 win on Tuesday night to even up this series. Both teams scored in the opening period and then it took 11 minutes into overtime before another goal was scored. Nicklas Backstrom got the game-winner. Braden Holtby recorded a total of 36 saves in the win while Alex Ovechkin had the other Washington goal. Casey Cizikas had the lone goal for New York.