Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Washington Capitals travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -143 and the Jets at +110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 24 games. They have an overall record of 18-5-1 and on the road they have a record of 8-2-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 78 goals and given up 53 goals for a point differential of +25. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 12-12-2 including 6-4-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 73 goals and surrendered 81 for a goal differential of -8.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 12 goals this season with 119 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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 54 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 16 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 536 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 497 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Dustin Byfuglien has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Jets. He has 7 goals this season with 84 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 9 goals on 73 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Michael Hutchinson has 5 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 322 shots against him and has given up 32 goals. He has made 290 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have 37 total points this season. They have scored 77 goals while giving up 53 goals. They have had 74 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Capitals have allowed 63 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.48% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Jets have a total of 26 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 82 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 100 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 73 goals scored while they've given up 80 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.77%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 17-6 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 9-12-3 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 12-14 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 13-12-1 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
11/28/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body expected to miss Saturday vs Winnipeg
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
11/23/15 GO Ondrej Pavelec Knee out indefinitely
11/04/15 C Andrew Copp Upper Body out indefinitely
10/25/15 D Grant Clitsome Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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