Friday, May 8, 2015
Eastern Conference Semifinals - Game 5
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The Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers on Friday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Washington leads the series 3-1. The opening line has Washington at +145 and New York at -165. The over/under has been set at 4.5.
The Capitals are 9-1 in their last 10 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and 13-3 in their last 16 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The under is 4-0-1 in the Capitals last 5 games playing on 1 day rest and 5-0-1 in their last 6 overall.
The Rangers are 28-8 in their last 36 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 47-19 in their last 66 overall. They are 38-16 in their last 54 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 30-13 in their last 43 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 5-0-1 in the Rangers last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-0-1 in their last 7 overall.
Head-to-head, the under is 28-13-11 in the last 52 meetings. The Capitals are 4-9 in the last 13 meetings in New York.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
Washington Capitals are 52-41-0 Against the Spread
Washington Capitals are 40-48-0 against the Over/Under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
New York Rangers are 58-33-0 Against the Spread
New York Rangers are 40-39-0 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
05/06/15 RW Eric Fehr Upper Body "?" Friday vs. NY Rangers
New York Rangers
04/27/15 LW Mats Zuccarello Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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