Rangers vs. Capitals Game 3 Odds
WASINGTON, DC (TheSpread) – The Washington Capitals return home, looking to establish a 2-1 series on the New York Rangers when they host Game 3 tonight at 7:30PM ET.
Washington is 50-29-12 on the season and 26-14-5 at home while New York is 58-24-7 overall and 30-11-2 on the road. The Rangers evened up this series with a 3-2 win in Game 2 on Saturday. New York has now won five of its seven meetings with the Capitals this season. The road team has actually won four of the last five between these two. They have pushed or hit the over in four of their last six meetings.
According to online sports book GT Bets, Washington is the slight favorite at home, as the Capitals are getting odds of -110 to win, while the Rangers are getting a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Rangers earned a 3-2 victory in Game 2 thanks to a pair of goals in the first period. Chris Kreider and Dan Boyle each scored in the period and then Derick Brassard netted what was the eventual game-winning goal early in the third period to give the Rangers a 3-1 lead at the time. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin each scored for the Capitals in the loss.