The Capitals look like the best team in the league this season and they have rewarded gamblers at Sbg global.com so far in NHL betting this season. The Rangers have been up and down but at least they are above .500.
Capitals Continue to Roll
The Capitals come into this game on Tuesday on a four-game winning streak. They have been lethal at home going 7-1 and on the road they are .500 at 3-3. Washington is second in the league in goals scored and they are also a top 10 team in fewest goals allowed. That is a recipe for winning games and the Capitals have won a lot this season. They have Alex Ovechkin who is probably the best player in the league and they also have a very strong supporting cast.
Rangers Need Gaborik
If the Rangers are to win more games then they have to get Marian Gaborik back in the lineup. He has missed 11 games this season and the Rangers are simply not a good team without him. He is hoping to return to the lineup sometime on New York’s four-game homestand. The Rangers have scored three goals or less in nine of their last ten games. Goaltending for New York has kept them above water as Henrik Lundqvist continues to play well.
Have to Like the Capitals
You have to like the Capitals in this game. The Capitals are 9-3 in their last 12 Tuesday games. The Capitals are 43-19 in their last 62 overall. The Capitals are 35-17 in their last 52 vs. the Atlantic. The Rangers are 3-7 in their last 10 Tuesday games. The Rangers are 2-5 in NHL betting in their last 7 home games. The Capitals are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings between the two teams and the Capitals are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in New York.
Under the Total
The Under is 6-1 in the Capitals last 7 road games. The Over is 18-7-2 in NHL betting online in the Capitals last 27 vs. the Atlantic. The Under is 12-5 in the Capitals last 17 overall. The Under is 5-0 in the Rangers last 5 overall. The Over is 7-2-1 in the Rangers last 10 vs. the Southeast.