Friday, April 17, 2015
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 - Game 2
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The New York Islanders take on the Washington Capitals on Friday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Islanders are 3-8 in their last 11 vs. a team with a winning record and 5-16 in their last 21 Conference Quarterfinals games. They are 0-7 in their last 7 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 3-0-1 in the Islanders last 4 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 10-4-1 in their last 15 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Capitals are 4-1 in their last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 21-10 in their last 31 games playing on 1 days rest. They are 1-5 in their last 6 Conference Quarterfinals games. The under is 2-0-2 in the Capitals last 4 Conference Quarterfinals games and 4-1-1 in their last 6 following a loss of 3 or more goals.
Head-to-head, the under is 8-2-1 in the last 11 meetings in Washington. The Islanders are 21-46-3 in the last 70 meetings and 10-24-2 in the last 36 meetings in Washington.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
New York Islanders are 47-35-0 Against the Spread
New York Islanders are 38-41-0 against the Over/Under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 45-37-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 38-40-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New York Islanders
04/14/15 D Travis Hamonic Knee is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs. Washington
04/13/15 C Frans Nielsen Lower Body probable Wednesday vs. Washington
04/13/15 LW Matt Martin Undisclosed probable Wednesday vs. Washington
04/12/15 GO Michal Neuvirth Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Washington
02/20/15 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
10/24/14 D John Erskine Neck out 3-6 months
10/08/14 D Dmitry Orlov Wrist out indefinitely
04/13/15 RW Eric Fehr Upper Body probable Wednesday vs. NY Islanders
04/13/15 RW Jay Beagle Upper Body probable Wednesday vs. NY Islanders
04/13/15 RW Tom Wilson Concussion probable Wednesday vs. NY Islanders
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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