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The division rival Washington Capitals and New York Islanders are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Nassau Coliseum.

In their last action, Washington was a 3-2 winner at home against the Canadiens. Bettors on Washington at +104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Islanders were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

New York:
Team record: 8-15-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 12 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Washington

When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Washington:
Team record: 13-11-2 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
is 15-5 SU in their last 20 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 12 games when playing NY Islanders

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Calgary are 4-6
After playing Montreal are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Washington home to Carolina, Tuesday, December 3
NY Islanders home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, December 3