Washington; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Capitals -329, Blue Jackets +261; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets visit the Washington Capitals after Kirill Marchenko's hat trick against the Carolina Hurricanes in the Blue Jackets' 4-3 shootout win.
Washington is 22-14-6 overall and 5-2-1 against the Metropolitan Division. The Capitals have an 11-3-4 record in games they score at least one power-play goal.
Columbus is 12-24-2 overall and 4-8-1 against the Metropolitan Division. The Blue Jackets have gone 12-5-1 in games they score at least three goals.
The matchup Sunday is the second time these teams meet this season. The Capitals won 6-2 in the last matchup.
Jack Roslovic has three goals and 16 assists for the Blue Jackets. Marchenko has seven goals over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 7-1-2, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.4 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.
Blue Jackets: 2-8-0, averaging 1.9 goals, 3.4 assists, 4.2 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
Blue Jackets: Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Zach Werenski: out (shoulder/labrum), Jake Bean: out (shoulder), Nick Blankenburg: out (ankle), Yegor Chinakhov: out (ankle), Justin Danforth: out (shoulder), Boone Jenner: out (thumb), Eric Robinson: day to day (upper-body).
The Associated Press