NHL Matchups  >>  Washington Capitals vs. NY Rangers Rangers Preview 02/17/2013

The fans at Madison Square Garden will be treated to a game between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers when they take their seats on Sunday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 152-moneyline favorites versus the Capitals, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
Washington won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Lightning on February 14. Bettors who backed the Capitals at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
New York lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Islanders on February 14. Bettors who backed the Islanders at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
New York:
Team record: 7-5-1 SU, ATS

NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the NY Rangers last 10 games at home
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington

When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Washington:
Team record: 5-8-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 12 games
is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Washington home to New Jersey, Thursday, February 21
NY Rangers home to Montreal, Tuesday, February 19