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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Rangers meet at Madison Square Garden.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Lightning on November 1. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for New York, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Sabres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -185 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York:
Team record: 5-7-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

NY Rangers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 7 games
NY Rangers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Carolina:
Team record: 4-6-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Carolina home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, November 5
NY Rangers home to Anaheim, Monday, November 4