Thursday, December 10, 2015
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The Washington Capitals travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, December 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -133 and the Panthers at +103. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 19-5-2 and on the road they have a record of 8-2-1. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 82 goals and given up 57 goals for a point differential of +25. Florida shows up with a record of 13-11-4 including 6-6-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 71 goals and surrendered 70 for a goal differential of +1.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 13 goals this season with 132 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 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 61 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 17 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 595 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 552 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 8 goals this season with 47 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 8 goals on 48 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 10 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 697 shots against him and has given up 54 goals. He has made 643 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 40 total points this season. They have scored 80 goals while giving up 57 goals. They have had 83 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Capitals have allowed 69 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.84% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have a total of 30 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 93 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 89 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 68 goals scored while they've given up 69 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.52%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 17-7 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 9-13-4 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 10-15 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 9-12-7 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body expected to miss 5-7 days
Florida Panthers Injuries
12/07/15 C Nick Bjugstad Upper Body out indefinitely
11/28/15 D Alex Petrovic Leg out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Florida
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