Thursday, October 22, 2015
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The Washington Capitals travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, October 22, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at +100 and the Canucks at -110. 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. They have scored 19 goals and given up 12 goals for a point differential of +7. Vancouver shows up with a record of 3-1-2 including 0-1-2 at home this season. They have scored 16 goals and surrendered 11 for a goal differential of +5.
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 has an average of 23 minutes of ice time per game this year. While he is on the ice he has taken 13 shots and scored 2 goals giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has dished out 4 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 4 wins and 1 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 119 shots against him and has given up 10 goals. He has made 109 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 2 goals this season with 27 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has an average of 20 minutes of ice time per game. While he is on the ice he has taken 8 shots and scored 1 goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has dished out 1 assist giving him a total of 2 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 168 shots against him and has given up 11 goals. He has made 157 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
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%. They have allowed 15 power play opportunities and given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%.
The Canucks have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 1 power play goal on 20 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 5%. They have allowed 15 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, they have a total of 16 goals scored while giving up 11 goals this year.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 4-1 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 2-2-1 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 2-3 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
10/09/15 C Chris Brown Hand expected to miss 2-6 weeks
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/21/15 C Jared McCann Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Washington
10/08/15 GO Jacob Markstrom Hamstring out indefinitely
10/05/15 LW Chris Higgins Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver
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