Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 - Game 4
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The Washington Capitals take on the New York Islanders on Tuesday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Capitals are 5-1 in their last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600 and 5-2 in their last 7 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 5-1 in the Capitals last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Islanders are 4-9 in their last 13 vs. a team with a winning record and 2-5 in their last 7 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 2-5 in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and 3-8 in their last 11 home games. The over is 3-0-1 in the Islanders last 4 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game and 4-0 in their last 4 games following a win.
Head-to-head, the home team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings. The Capitals are 47-22-3 in the last 72 meetings.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 46-39-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 39-42-0 against the Over/Under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
New York Islanders are 49-36-0 Against the Spread
New York Islanders are 39-43-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/24/14 D John Erskine Neck out 3-6 months
10/08/14 D Dmitry Orlov Wrist out indefinitely
04/20/15 C Marcus Johansson Leg injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. NY Islanders
04/19/15 RW Eric Fehr Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. NY Islanders
New York Islanders
04/20/15 D Travis Hamonic Knee doubtful Tuesday vs. Washington
02/20/15 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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