Capitals vs. Rangers Game 2 Odds
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The Washington Capitals look to take a surprising 2-0 series lead on the New York Rangers when the two meet today at 12:30PM ET in Game 2.
New York is 57-24-7 on the season and 27-13-5 at home while Washington is 50-28-12 overall and 24-16-7 on the road. The Capitals stunned the Rangers in Game 1, picking up a 2-1 victory on Thursday night. The Rangers have won four of six meetings with the Capitals in this season, but the road team has won the last four between these two. These two have hit the over in three of their last five meetings.
According to online sports book GT Bets, New York is favored to win this game, as the Rangers are getting odds of -160 to win, while the Capitals have been given a money line of +145 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Capitals had a huge emotional victory on Thursday, scoring with just two seconds left in regulation to get the 2-1 win. Joel Ward snuck the puck into the net to push his team to a 1-0 series lead. The game was very even, as the shots were 32-29. Alex Ovechkin had the other goal for Washington and also an assist while Jesper Fast had the lone goal for the Rangers.