Saturday, November 21, 2015
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +167 and the Capitals at -186. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 7-11-1 and on the road they have a record of 5-6-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 53 goals and given up 54 goals for a point differential of -1. Washington shows up with a record of 12-5-1 including 6-3-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 54 goals and surrendered 41 for a goal differential of +13.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 5 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 8 goals on 69 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 3 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 281 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 250 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 9 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. John Carlson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 3 goals on 40 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 10 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 347 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 320 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have 15 total points this season. They have scored 53 goals while giving up 54 goals. They have had 75 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Avalanche have allowed 65 power play opportunities and given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.52% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 55 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 50 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 53 goals scored while they've given up 41 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.46%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-12 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 10-8-1 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 11-6 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 5-11-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/19/15 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin "?" Saturday vs Washington
11/10/15 LW Alex Tanguay Knee out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
11/19/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Colorado
10/09/15 C Chris Brown Hand expected to miss 2-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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