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The Ottawa Senators and the Washington Capitals will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Verizon Center.

The Senators were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Jets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -200 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Washington:
Team record: 26-18-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Ottawa
is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Winnipeg are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

Ottawa:
Team record: 23-16-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Ottawa home to Philadelphia, Saturday, April 27
Washington home to Boston, Saturday, April 27