New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Odds

The Islanders will play the Capitals on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023. Your timezone's face off time is 7:38 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The New York Islanders will be taking on the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023 in what promises to be another exiting matchup of the 2023-24 NHL regular season. The following are some important performance metrics and team stats to consider before placing a wager. Keep an eye on these numbers. Trends for each team will develop as the 2023-24 season progresses.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The New York Islanders currently have a 92.33 SportsBetting3.com power ranking so far this season. Meanwhile, the Washington Capitals head into this game with a 91.33 power ranking.
  • Away New York Islanders - With the NHL season now underway, the New York Islanders have a 6-5-2 record as an away team, ranking them 7th in the league for away team wins. The New York Islanders now rank 8th for away team losses.
  • Home Washington Capitals - The Washington Capitals possess a 8-4-2 record as a home team. That record ranks them 5th in the league for home team wins. On the other hand, they rank 7th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - The New York Islanders rank 14th (97) for goals scored in the 2023-24 NHL season. Their opponent for this matchup, the Washington Capitals, currently rank 24th (70) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - The number of goals scored against a team is one indicator of its defensive capabilities. The New York Islanders rank 12th (101) in the league for goals scored against them. On the other side of the ice, the Washington Capitals have given up 80 goals this season, ranking them 23rd in the league.
  • Shootout Records - If the game is tied at the end of regulation and overtime, a shootout will be held to determine the winner. Currently, the New York Islanders have a 1-3 shootout win-loss record, with the Washington Capitals owning a 3-2 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The New York Islanders have a 15-8-8 record and the Washington Capitals hold a 15-9-4 so far in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Hear ye, hear ye! The 2023-24 NHL season is underway, my fellow magical beings! On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023, the mighty New York Islanders shall venture to the land of the Washington Capitals... A battle of immense proportions shall unfold!

With a standing of 15-8-8, the New York Islanders possess a 0.484 win percentage... and have tallied 38 glorious points thus far in this enchanted season... On the other end, the Washington Capitals stand at 15-9-4, wielding a 0.536 win percentage with 34 points in their magical arsenal.

Analyzing the odds before the game begins is a wise move, dear sorcerers and sorceresses... See this game's prop bets below, and consider placing a bet at BetWay, BetRivers, or BetMGM... May the luck of the wizards be with you!

Witness this spellbinding clash between the Islanders and the Capitals, as they summon their powers on the icy battlefield... The enchantment shall unravel with each puck drop, as heroes in skates seek victory!

If you are new to the art of betting on hockey, fear not! Learn how to bet on this mystical game at SportsBetting3.com... Unleash your inner wizard and place bets accordingly, for fortune favors the brave!

So, gather your potions and crystals, and prepare for a night of magical NHL action... As the Islanders and the Capitals clash in this crucial matchup of the 2023-24 season, be part of the wizardry that unfolds before your very eyes!

Best Islanders at Capitals Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

New York Islanders
Favorite

Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals are the -121 moneyline favorite. Risk $121 to win $100 on the Washington Capitals at BetRivers. The New York Islanders are the +105 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $105 on the New York Islanders. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $100 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 6 goals. Risk $114 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

New York Islanders
Favorite

Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals have a -1.5 +200 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The New York Islanders have a +1.5 -250 puck line at BetRivers VA. The New York Islanders are the puck line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals NHL game on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023?

The Washington Capitals are the -121 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the New York Islanders are the +105 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals NHL game on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023?

The best over line is 6 +100 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $100 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6 -114 goals at BetRivers, and that means you risk $114 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals NHL game on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023?

The Washington Capitals are -1.5 +200 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the New York Islanders are +1.5 -250 puck line underdogs at BetRivers.

NHL Odds Example

NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Islanders
Capitals
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
+100-121
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • New York Islanders bettors risk $100 to win $100 at +100 odds. The implied probability for New York Islanders is 50%.
  • Washington Capitals bettors risk $100 to win $82.64 at -121 odds. The implied probability for Washington Capitals is 54.75%.

New York Islanders at Washington Capitals Prop Bets

NHL Prop Bets
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Islanders
Total Shots On Goal
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
28.5 o -11228.5 u -112Bet
Islanders
Total Goals
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
3 o +1023 u -132Bet
Capitals
Total Goals
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
3 o -1183 u -110Bet
Capitals
Total Shots On Goal
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
31.5 o -11831.5 u -106Bet
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Islanders
Capitals
Total Power Play Goals - Game
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
1.5 o +1501.5 u -190Bet
Alex Ovechkin
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -235No +175Bet
Anders Lee
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes +120No -157Bet
Anthony Mantha
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes +143No -186Bet
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Bo Horvat
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -186No +140Bet
Brock Nelson
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -180No +138Bet
Connor McMichael
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes +148No -195Bet
Dylan Strome
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -143No +110Bet
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Jean-Gabriel Pageau
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes +155No -210Bet
John Carlson
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -162No +123Bet
Kyle Palmieri
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -112No -117Bet
Mathew Barzal
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -245No +180Bet
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Noah Dobson
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -180No +138Bet
Pierre Engvall
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes +125No -162Bet
Rasmus Sandin
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes +155No -205Bet
Tom Wilson
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -136No +104Bet
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Yevgeni Kuznetsov
To Score 1 Point
NYI at WSH
12/20/23 7:38pm EST
Yes -117No -112Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - New York Islanders, Washington Capitals
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
x - New York Islanders823927160.4769438246263-17.021-10-1018-17-61-58-1-1W2
x - Washington Capitals824031110.4889136220257-37.022-12-718-19-44-54-4-2W3

New York Islanders & Washington Capitals Futures Odds

Latest Stanley Cup odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn how Stanley Cup betting works. See past Championship results and learn how to bet NHL teasers, props and parlays.

New York Islanders Stanley Cup Odds
2024-25 New York Islanders Stanley Cup Odds

Team
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Islanders
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+4500
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Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds
2024-25 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Odds

Team
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Capitals
+5000
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+6600
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New York Islanders & Washington Capitals Team Pages

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How to Bet on the New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals NHL Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023 at 7:38 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NHL page, look for the New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's NHL page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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