Thursday, April 23, 2015
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 - Game 5
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The New York Islanders take on the Washington Capitals on Thursday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Islanders are 4-10 in their last 14 vs. a team with a winning record and 2-6 in their last 8 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 1-5 in their last 6 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 6-1-1 in the Islanders last 8 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 4-1-1 in their last 6 games playing on 1 day rest.
The Capitals are 4-0 in their last 4 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and 6-1 in their last 7 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 3-0-1 in the Capitals last 4 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and 4-1-2 in their last 7 home games.
Head-to-head, the under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings and 8-3-1 in the last 12 meetings in Washington. The Islanders are 22-48-3 in the last 73 meetings and 10-25-2 in the last 37 meetings in Washington.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
New York Islanders are 49-37-0 Against the Spread
New York Islanders are 39-44-0 against the Over/Under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 47-39-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 39-43-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New York Islanders
04/22/15 D Lubomir Visnovsky Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Washington
04/21/15 D Travis Hamonic Knee "?" Thursday 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
04/20/15 RW Eric Fehr Upper Body expected to miss Thursday vs. NY Islanders
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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