Online NHL wagering handicappers have seen the New York Rangers get off to an up and down start to the 2010-11 NHL wagering season as their improved offense has been countered by a weaker defense.
The New York Rangers will host the Washington Capitals in a key Eastern Conference matchup for Tuesday night with a telecast on Versus set to begin at 7 PM ET. Be sure and check Sports-Gambling for the side and total odds on this game and to open your account.
The Washington Capitals have a record of 10-4 with the hockey gambling odds with 9 of those 14 games going under the total. Washington has split their 6 road games this season with 5 of those games going under the total. Washington ranks 2nd in the NHL for goal scoring and a much improved 8th for goals against.
Superstar franchise player Alex Ovechkin has 8 goals and 10 assists while Alexander Semin has 9 goals and 6 assists. Michal Neuvirth has a 2.41 goals against average and an 8-3 record as the number one netminder.
The New York Rangers are 7-6-1 with the hockey lines and have gone under the total in 9 of their games this year. The Rangers offense has improved to rank 17th in goal scoring but New York ranks 15th for goals against. The Rangers are coming off a 2-0 home loss to St. Louis.
The Capitals are have paid out in 39 of their last 53 games when coming off a win in their previous game. Washington has won 45 of their last 63 games in Eastern Conference action. The Rangers have won 7 consecutive games that follow a game in which they scored 2 goals or less but they are 3-7 when coming off 1 days rest.
Washington has gone under the total in 10 of their last 14 games against the Eastern Conference while New York has gone under the total in 6 of their last 8 games against the Eastern Conference.