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NY Rangers vs. Washington Capitals Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [4/28/2024]

NY Rangers vs. Washington Capitals Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [4/28/2024]

NHL action continues on Sunday at 8:00PM ET as the NY Rangers lock horns with the Washington Capitals in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena.

Dimers.com's full preview of Sunday's Rangers vs. Capitals matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Rangers vs. Capitals Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used advanced machine learning and data to simulate the result of Sunday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Rangers and Capitals 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Rangers a 61% chance of defeating the Capitals.

According to our model, the Capitals (+1.5) have a 61% chance of covering the puck line, while the over/under total of 5.5 goals has a 51% chance of going over.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs (aka NHL Playoffs) is the National Hockey League's postseason elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

Sixteen teams, including the Rangers and Capitals, reached the NHL Playoffs 2024, which includes four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins progressing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Rangers vs. Capitals Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Rangers Capitals
Puck Line -1.5 (+138) +1.5 (-155)
Moneyline -190 +170
Total o5.5 (-104) u5.5 (-115)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Rangers vs. Capitals Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, coupled with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks to place on every game, including Rangers vs. Capitals. Our NHL best bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Rangers vs. Capitals Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Rangers vs. Capitals?

According to our model, NY's Chris Kreider is most likely to score the first goal in Rangers vs. Capitals.

Our projections give Kreider a 7.0% chance of scoring the first goal at Capital One Arena, while the Rangers star is a 34.3% chance of registering an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

NY Rangers

Player First Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 7.0%
Mika Zibanejad 6.8%
Artemi Panarin 5.7%
Alexis Lafreniere 5.3%
Vincent Trocheck 4.4%

Washington Capitals

Player First Goal Probability
Alex Ovechkin 5.2%
Tom Wilson 4.8%
Dylan Strome 4.7%
T.J. Oshie 4.6%
John Carlson 4.5%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

NY Rangers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Chris Kreider 34.3%
Mika Zibanejad 32.2%
Artemi Panarin 29.7%
Alexis Lafreniere 27.2%
Vincent Trocheck 23.9%

Washington Capitals

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Tom Wilson 25.9%
Alex Ovechkin 25.4%
Dylan Strome 23.8%
John Carlson 23.2%
T.J. Oshie 21.9%

Rangers vs. Caps Game Information

Sunday's game between the Capitals and Rangers in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 8:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Rangers vs. Capitals includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.


We predict the Rangers, with a 61% win probability, will likely beat the Capitals on Sunday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Rangers vs. Capitals insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are drawn from current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Nick Slade
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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

With a robust background as a journalist and broadcaster, Nick has been a trusted voice on major networks and channels such as Fox Sports, WCBV-TV Boston, ESPN, ABC, and others. His profound understanding of sports and betting dynamics has made him a sought-after authority in the wagering and gambling industries.

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