Islanders vs. Capitals Game 7 Odds
WASHINGTON, DC (TheSpread) – It all comes down to tonight at 7:30PM ET for the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders when they meet in Game 7 of their playoff series.
New York is 50-30-8 on the season and 23-16-5 on the road while Washington is 48-28-12 overall and 25-14-5 at home. The Islanders forced Game 7 by picking up a 3-1 win in Game 6 at home. The home team has won four of the six games in this series, but each team has won on the road as well. These two have pushed or hit the under in five of their last seven meetings.
According to the oddsmakers at online sports book Bovada.lv, the Capitals are the favorite at home in Game 7, as they are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Islanders are getting odds of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Capitals got the win in Game 6 thanks to a two-goal third period. Both teams piled up the shots in the contest, as the Islanders had 38 while the Capitals had 39. Jaroslav Halak had a massive effort for New York, recording 38 saves to get the victory. Nikolay Kulemin had the game-winning goal for the Islanders while John Carlson had the lone goal for Washington.