Capitals vs. Islanders Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/26/2022

by | Apr 25, 2022

The Washington Capitals (44-23-12) host the New York Islanders (35-34-10) on Tuesday, April 26, with both coming off a loss. The oddsmakers have made the Capitals solid favorites at -195 on the moneyline, and the Islanders are at +155. Find more below on the Capitals vs. Islanders betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Capitals vs. Islanders Spread and Betting Line

Capitals vs Islanders Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Capitals -195 Islanders +155

Capitals vs. Islanders Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Computer Predictions for Capitals vs. Islanders

Computer picks for Capitals vs Islanders
Score Prediction
Capitals 4 Islanders 2

Capitals vs. Islanders Betting Trends

  • Washington has won 29 of its 51 games as a favorite this season.
  • Through 21 games with moneyline odds lower than -195 this season, the Capitals have been victorious 14 times.
  • Washington has a 66.1% chance of winning this game, per the moneyline odds.
  • Washington Capitals Leaders

  • A major contributor this season for Washington, Alex Ovechkin has scored 91 points in 77 games (50 goals and 41 assists).
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov is contributing with 77 points (24 goals, 53 assists).
  • John Carlson’s 70 points this season have come via 16 goals and 54 assists.
  • Vitek Vanecek (20-11-6) has a 2.6 goals against average and a .910 save percentage (23rd in the league).
  • Washington Capitals Season Stats

  • The Capitals net the 10th-most goals in the league, averaging 3.4 per game for a total of 266 this season.
  • The Capitals are ranked 13th in league action in goals against this season, having conceded 230 total goals (2.9 per game).
  • Their goal differential (+36) ranks them 11th in the league.
  • The Capitals’ 46 power-play goals this season (ranked 20th in the NHL) have come on 241 power-play chances.
  • The Capitals’ offense has the league’s 22nd-ranked power-play conversion rate (19.1%).
  • The Capitals have scored a total of eight shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Capitals defeat 81.9% of opponent power plays, currently the ninth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Capitals win 47.3% of their faceoffs (29th in the league).
  • The Capitals have a 10.7% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking seventh in the NHL.
  • The Capitals average 25.4 hits and 14.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Islanders vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • The Islanders have been an underdog in 36 games this season, with seven upset wins (19.4%).
  • New York has yet to win as an underdog with odds of +155 or longer on the moneyline this season in seven such games.
  • The win probability for the Islanders, implied from the moneyline, is 39.2%.
  • New York Islanders Leaders

  • Brock Nelson has totaled 36 goals (0.5 per game) and put up 22 assists (0.3 per game), averaging 2.4 shots per game and shooting 21.8%. That makes him among the leaders for New York with 58 total points (0.8 per game).
  • Mathew Barzal is a key contributor for New York, with 54 total points this season. He has netted 15 goals and provided 39 assists in 70 contests.
  • New York’s Noah Dobson has 47 points (12 goals, 35 assists) this season.
  • Ilya Sorokin has a .926 save percentage (second-best in the league), with 1457 total saves, while allowing 117 goals (2.4 goals against average). He has put up a 24-17-8 record between the posts for New York this season.
  • New York Islanders Season Stats

  • The Islanders have scored 217 goals this season (2.8 per game) to rank 25th in the league.
  • The Islanders are one of the toughest defensive squads in the NHL this season, conceding 223 goals (2.8 per game) to rank eighth.
  • Their -6 goal differential ranks 18th in the league.
  • The Islanders have recorded 40 power-play goals this season, which ranks 22nd in the NHL (on 200 power-play chances).
  • The Islanders’ power-play conversion rate (20%) ranks 19th in the league.
  • The Islanders have scored four shorthanded goals this season (23rd among NHL squads).
  • The 83.8% of opponent power plays the Islanders kill is the sixth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Islanders have the league’s 10th-best faceoff win rate (51.2%).
  • The 9.5% shooting percentage the Islanders have amassed ranks 14th in the league.
  • The Islanders have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Capitals and Islanders Injury Report

    Capitals: Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye), Alex Ovechkin: Day To Day (Upper-body)

    Islanders: Cal Clutterbuck: Out For Season (Shoulder), Jean-Gabriel Pageau: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), Scott Mayfield: Out (Lower-body), Anthony Beauvillier: Day To Day (Upper Body)

    Betting Tips for Capitals vs. Islanders

    Our best bet is Capitals on the moneyline at -195 and after looking at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will finish under the total of goals.

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