The Islanders vs. Capitals matchup at 7:30 PM ET will kick off TNT's Wednesday night NHL doubleheader. With Washington listed as a money favorite with a total of 5.5, what's the best bet for tonight's matchup?
Chances of playing and betting
043 New York Islanders (+108) at 044 Washington Capitals (-130); o/u 5.5
7:30 PM ET, Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Capital One Arena, Washington DC
Islanders vs. Capitals general betting info
As of writing this article, we General NHL betting page It shows that 65% of the bets are on the Capitals money line. However, this page is updated frequently, so be sure to click on the link provided to get the most up-to-date general betting information.
DFS SPIN New York Islands
Ilya Sorokin Protected a home run against Edmonton on Tuesday. Sorokin had a 30-save effort in Friday's 5-4 loss against Boston. He went 8-4-7 with two shutouts, a 3.15 GAA and a .912 save percentage in 19 games this season. With 3.43 goals per game, the Oilers are in eighth place in the league this season.
Washington Capitals DFS SPIN
TJ O'Shea According to Tariq al-Bashir from the Monumental Sports Network (lower body), he was placed on the injured reserve on Tuesday. O'Shea will be ineligible for Washington's next three games, starting with Wednesday's game against the Islanders after he was placed on the IR list. In 21 games this season, he has 4 points, 40 shots on goal, 17 blocked shots and 26 hits.
Islanders vs Capitals NHL betting trends
The total has ended in 5 of the NY Islanders last 5 road games
NY Islanders are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games
Washington is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against the NY Islanders
Islanders vs. Capitals betting prediction
take over The total has been exceeded in nine of the Islanders' last 11 games overall and in nine of their last 11 road games. The over is also 4-1 in the Capitals' last five games going into Wednesday and has cashed in 10 of the Islanders' last 13 games against an Eastern Conference opponent.
Islanders vs Capitals NHL Prediction: Over 5.5