The Washington Capitals will travel for game three of their best of seven NHL playoff series with the New York Rangers on Monday night from pro hockey. Start time from Madison Square Garden in New York City is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBC Sports Network.
The NHL odds from game three of this Eastern conference playoff series has the home team New York Rangers favored by -140 odds with the return on the Washington Capitals at +130 odds. The goal over under line is set at 5 goals.
Washington takes a 2-0 series lead on the New York Rangers following a 1-0 overtime home victory in game two on Saturday as a -124 betting favorite. The game finished under the total of 5 goals. Mike Green nets the game winner on the power play at 8 minutes into the overtime period. Washington was the more aggressive team as they have 38 shots on goal to the Rangers 24. The Capitals won two more face offs. New York just can’t get anything going offensively with just one goal in the first two playoffs. The team is 0 of 7 on the power play with the Capitals scoring twice in seven tries on the man advantage.