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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers meet at Madison Square Garden.

The Capitals were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

New York was a 4-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Senators. They won as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

New York:
Team record: 26-21-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games when playing Washington
NY Rangers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Washington

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Ottawa are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Washington:
Team record: 22-18-8 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 4-6
After playing Columbus are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Washington home to Ottawa, Tuesday, January 21
NY Rangers home to NY Islanders, Tuesday, January 21