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