Friday, October 23, 2015
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The Washington Capitals travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, October 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -104 and the Oilers at -106. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 5 games. They have an overall record of 4-1-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-0-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 19 goals and given up 12 goals for a point differential of +7. Edmonton shows up with a record of 3-4-0 including 0-1-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 12 goals and surrendered 16 for a goal differential of -4.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 4 goals this season with 21 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. John Carlson is averaging 23 minutes of ice time per contest this season. Over that span he has a shooting percentage of 15% by getting 2 goals by way of 13 shots. He has tallied 4 assists giving him a total of 6 points for the year. Braden Holtby has a total of 4 wins and 1 loss this season in the crease for the Capitals. He has faced 119 shots against him and has given up 10 goals. He has tallied 109 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 4 goals this season with 13 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 31%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Taylor Hall is averaging 21 minutes of ice time per contest. Over that span he has a shooting percentage of 6% by getting 2 goals by way of 35 shots. He has tallied 2 assists giving him a total of 4 points for the year. Cam Talbot has a total of 2 wins and 3 losses this season in the crease for the Oilers. He has faced 138 shots against him and has given up 11 goals. He has tallied 127 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 8 total points this season. They have scored 19 goals while giving up 12 goals. They have had 16 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 31%. The Capitals have allowed 15 power play opportunities and given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 13.01% for the season to this point. They allow 24 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have a total of 6 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 23 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 15 goals scored while they've given up 17 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.94%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 4-1 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 2-2-1 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 3-4 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
10/09/15 C Chris Brown Hand expected to miss 2-6 weeks
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/20/15 LW Matt Hendricks Foot is downgraded to out indefinitely
10/06/15 RW Jordan Eberle Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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