Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +138 and the Capitals at -182. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Detroit comes into this matchup having played 27 games. They have an overall record of 15-8-4 and on the road they have a record of 6-3-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 71 goals and given up 69 goals for a point differential of +2. Washington shows up with a record of 18-5-2 including 10-3-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 79 goals and surrendered 55 for a goal differential of +24.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 11 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 59 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Jimmy Howard has 7 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 328 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 301 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 12 goals this season with 124 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. John Carlson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 56 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 16 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 572 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 531 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Red Wings have 34 total points this season. They have scored 70 goals while giving up 69 goals. They have had 87 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Red Wings have allowed 90 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.03% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 78 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 26%. They have allowed 68 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 78 goals scored while they've given up 55 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.09%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 14-12 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 9-13-5 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 17-7 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 9-13-3 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
12/04/15 LW Drew Miller Jaw expected to miss 6 weeks
12/04/15 LW Teemu Pulkkinen Shoulder out 6-8 weeks
10/24/15 D Kyle Quincey Ankle out until mid-February
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Karl Alzner Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Detroit
12/05/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Detroit
12/05/15 C Marcus Johansson Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs Detroit
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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