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New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals

The New Jersey Devils and the Washington Capitals will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Verizon Center.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Oilers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -168 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Capitals were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Jets. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Washington:
Team record: 26-23-9 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games at home
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games

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

New Jersey:
Team record: 24-21-13 SU, ATS

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Edmonton are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
New Jersey home to Columbus, Thursday, February 27
Washington at Florida, Thursday, February 27