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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals meet at Verizon Center.

Columbus won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Islanders on November 9. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Avalanche on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -155 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Washington:
Team record: 9-8-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Calgary are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Columbus:
Team record: 6-10-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games ,when playing on the road against Washington
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road

When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing NY Islanders are 4-4-2
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Columbus at Boston, Thursday, November 14
Washington at Detroit, Friday, November 15