Washington Capitals at NY Rangers Game 1 odds, picks and predictions

The Washington Capitals (40-31-11) and the New York Rangers (55-23-4) meet in Game 1 of a best-of-7 Eastern Conference, 1st-round series Sunday. Puck drop from Madison Square Garden is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET (ESPN). Below, we analyze BetMGM Sportsbook’s'lines around the Capitals vs. Rangers odds, and make our expert NHL picks and predictions.

The Capitals ended their season on a 3-game winning streak after taking down Philadelphia 2-1 Tuesday and covering as +120 road underdogs. RW T.J. Oshie'had a goal and an assist while LF'Alex Ovechkin'also found the back of the net in the win.

The Rangers finished their season with back-to-back wins after taking down the Senators 4-0 Monday and covering as -205 home favorites. LW Artemi'Panarin'and D'Adam Fox'each had a goal and an assist in the win while 4 separate NY players had a goal.

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Capitals at Rangers odds

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