The New York Knicks (3-6) head to Capitol One Arena for a Sunday game against the struggling Washington Wizards (1-7).

The Knicks were able to pick up their first road win of the season on a Friday with a 118-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks [VIDEO]. A third quarter that saw New York outscore Dallas 33-18 went a large way in helping the Knicks secure the win. Undrafted rookie Allonzo Trier led the team with 23 points, and six other players reach double figures in scoring. According to ESPN, they shot an impressive 71 percent from inside the arc for the game.

The Wizards have arguably been the league's biggest disappointment thus far and have lost five straight.

Their most recent defeat came to the Oklahoma City Thunder 134-111 on Friday. Despite shooting 51.2 percent from the field, Washington was unable to keep the game close. Bradley Beal scored 27 while Dwight Howard had 20 in his season debut.

Knicks/Wizards known injuries

Knicks: Out - Kristaps Porzingis (knee), Unlikely to play - Courtney Lee (neck), Kevin Knox (ankle)

Wizards: None

Knicks/Wizards projected starters

Knicks: Point guard - Frank Ntilikina, Shooting guard - Tim Hardaway Jr., Small forward - Damyean Dotson, Power forward - Noah Vonleh, Center - Mitchell Robinson

Wizards: Point guard - John Wall, Shooting guard - Bradley Beal, Small forward - Otto Porter, Power forward - Markieff Morris, Center - Dwight Howard

Knicks/Wizards stat leaders

Knicks: Scoring - Tim Hardaway Jr. 25.1, Rebounding - Enes Kanter 10.3, Assists - Frank Ntilikina 4.0

Wizards: Scoring - Bradley Beal 23.1, Rebounding - Kelly Oubre Jr.

5.1, Assists - John Wall 7.4

Things to know and keep an eye on

Washington is one of three teams with just one win on the season. They have the worst scoring margin (-12.1) in the Eastern Conference, and they also are the only team in the East not to have a home win this season (0-3).

This will be Dwight Howard's second game of the season, and the Wizards have needed him badly as they struggle on the glass. They have been getting annihilated in the rebounding department as opponents are grabbing 11.5 more boards on average than the Wizards have secured.

While Tim Hardaway Jr. participated in just two of the four games against Washington last season, he performed well. He shot nearly 50 percent from the field, nailed seven threes, and scored 48 points.

How they have fared against each other in the past

The Knicks and Wizards have met 297 times in the regular season according to Land of Basketball, with the Knicks holding a 169-128 advantage in the win column.

Washington had actually won eight straight and 15 of the last 16 in the head-to-head matchup prior to the most recent meeting, a 101-97 win by New York. The Wizards have won the series in each of the last five seasons.