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Washington Capitals vs (NYR) New York Rangers

Game Date: Sunday, May 12, 2013 | Game Time: 4:38 PM | Home Line: -1.5 | Total: 5.0

by Max Prophet

Washington Capitals v (NYR) New York Rangers Series Betting Trends

The Washington Capitals travel to (NYR) New York to play the Rangers at 4:38 PM on Sunday, May 12, 2013. (NYR) New York is the favorite in this matchup, laying -1.5 points here at home. The Total has been posted at Over/Under 5.0.

Before getting to specific team details, let's have a look at the recent games in this series to see if we can identify any NHL sports betting trends to assist in making the right pick in this game.

Recent Results in the Capitals/Rangers Series

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 19, 2014 Washington 1(NYR) New York4-1.55.5
December 27, 2013 (NYR) New York 2Washington3-1.55.5
December 8, 2013 Washington 4(NYR) New York1-1.55.0
October 16, 2013 (NYR) New York 2Washington0-1.55.5
May 13, 2013 (NYR) New York 5Washington0-1.55.0
May 12, 2013 Washington 0(NYR) New York1-1.55.0
May 10, 2013 (NYR) New York 1Washington2-1.55.0
May 8, 2013 Washington 3(NYR) New York4-1.55.0
May 6, 2013 Washington 3(NYR) New York4-1.55.0
May 4, 2013 (NYR) New York 0Washington1-1.55.0

When looking at the last 74 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 47 games compared to 27 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Washington/(NYR) New York series is 2.8 ppg while the vistor has put up 2.3 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 0.5 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 74 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 0.5 ppg. That represents a value number of -1 when meassured against the offered line of -1.5, suggesting a wager on Washington makes the most sense - at least, when looking at betting against the number according to the historical series trends.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 74 games between the Capitals and the Rangers is 5.1 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 0.1 against the line, suggesting a bet of Over 5.0 may be in order. At least it appears as such on first impression when compared to the series history.

Now let's take a look at the series history in this exact situation, with Washington as the road team and with (NYR) New York as the home team.

Recent Results when Washington visits (NYR) New York

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 19, 2014 Washington 1(NYR) New York4-1.55.5
December 8, 2013 Washington 4(NYR) New York1-1.55.0
May 12, 2013 Washington 0(NYR) New York1-1.55.0
May 8, 2013 Washington 3(NYR) New York4-1.55.0
May 6, 2013 Washington 3(NYR) New York4-1.55.0
March 24, 2013 Washington 3(NYR) New York2-1.55.0
February 17, 2013 Washington 1(NYR) New York2-1.55.5

When looking at the last 36 games in this series while (NYR) New York has been the home team, we can see the Rangers have won 22 games compared to 14 wins for the Capitals. Average points scored per game by (NYR) New York in this situation is is 3 ppg while Washington has put up 2.6 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 0.4 favoring the Capitals.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 0.4 ppg. That represents a value number of -1.1 when meassured against the offered line of -1.5, suggesting a wager on the Capitals makes the most sense. At least, that's the way it looks when you ponder a bet against the line, looking at this wager in the vacuum of this series situation.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 36 games between the Capitals and the Rangers is 5.6 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 0.6 against the line, suggesting a bet of Over 5.0 may be in order. At least it appears as such on first impression when compared to the series history.

Can the Washington Capitals Cover the Spread?

This season the Washington Capitals have played 20 games, averaging 2.9 points per game, while allowing 2.7 points per game. This has led to a season record of 10-10. Let's have a closer look at recent Washington Capitals results.

Recent Washington Capitals Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 20, 2014 Washington 3Colorado21.55.5
November 20, 2014 Washington 3Colorado2
November 18, 2014 Washington 2Arizona11.55.5
November 15, 2014 Washington 1St. Louis4-1.55.5
November 14, 2014 New Jersey 1Washington0-1.55.5
November 11, 2014 Columbus 2Washington4-1.55.5
November 8, 2014 Carolina 3Washington4-1.55.5

This season the Washington Capitals have played 10 games on the road, averaging 2.6 points per game, while allowing 2.3 points per game. This has led to a season record of 6-4. Let's have a closer look at recent Washington Capitals results on the road.

Recent Washington Capitals Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 20, 2014 Washington 3Colorado21.55.5
November 20, 2014 Washington 3Colorado2
November 18, 2014 Washington 2Arizona11.55.5
November 15, 2014 Washington 1St. Louis4-1.55.5
November 7, 2014 Washington 3Chicago2-1.55.5

Can the (NYR) New York Rangers Cover the Spread?

This season the (NYR) New York Rangers have played 19 games, averaging 2.7 points per game, while allowing 3.1 points per game. This has led to a season record of 8-10. Let's have a closer look at recent (NYR) New York Rangers results.

Recent (NYR) New York Rangers Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 19, 2014 Philadelphia 0(NYR) New York2-1.55.5
November 17, 2014 Tampa Bay 5(NYR) New York1-1.55.5
November 15, 2014 (NYR) New York 2Pittsburgh3-1.55.5
November 13, 2014 Colorado 4(NYR) New York3-1.55.5
November 11, 2014 Pittsburgh 0(NYR) New York51.55.5
November 9, 2014 Edmonton 3(NYR) New York1-1.55.5
November 8, 2014 (NYR) New York 4Toronto5-1.55.5
November 5, 2014 Detroit 3(NYR) New York4-1.55.0
November 3, 2014 St. Louis 4(NYR) New York31.55.0
November 1, 2014 Winnipeg 1(NYR) New York0-1.55.0

This season the (NYR) New York Rangers have played 13 games here at home, averaging 2.8 points per game, while allowing 2.8 points per game. This has led to a season record of 6-7. Let's have a closer look at recent (NYR) New York Rangers results when playing at home.

Recent (NYR) New York Rangers Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 19, 2014 Philadelphia 0(NYR) New York2-1.55.5
November 17, 2014 Tampa Bay 5(NYR) New York1-1.55.5
November 13, 2014 Colorado 4(NYR) New York3-1.55.5
November 11, 2014 Pittsburgh 0(NYR) New York51.55.5
November 9, 2014 Edmonton 3(NYR) New York1-1.55.5
November 5, 2014 Detroit 3(NYR) New York4-1.55.0
November 3, 2014 St. Louis 4(NYR) New York31.55.0
November 1, 2014 Winnipeg 1(NYR) New York0-1.55.0
October 27, 2014 Minnesota 4(NYR) New York5-1.55.0
October 19, 2014 San Jose 0(NYR) New York4-1.55.0

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