Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +205 and the Capitals at -230. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 31-26-12 and on the road they have a record of 14-14-6. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 170 goals and given up 186 goals for a point differential of -16. The Hurricanes have 12 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-38 and an over/under record of 23-25-21. Washington shows up with a record of 49-14-5 including 26-6-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 219 goals and surrendered 160 for a goal differential of +59. The Capitals have 5 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 47-19 while their over/under record sits at 27-26-15.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 17 goals this season with 122 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 16 goals on 132 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Cam Ward has 20 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,136 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,030 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 41 goals this season with 335 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 153 shots. He has 49 assists giving him a total of 69 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 41 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,520 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,401 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 74 total points this season. They have scored 169 goals while giving up 183 goals. They have had 209 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Hurricanes have allowed 172 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.11% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have a total of 103 points on the season. They have 51 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 215 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 215 goals scored while they've given up 159 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.33%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 53.7% as they've attempted 4,041 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,485 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.7% as they have 2,984 attempts while they've given up 2,677 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 54.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.4% for the season. They have 2,138 face off wins compared to 1,815 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 54.1%. On defense Carolina has 1,307 hits and they've blocked 808 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 3,843 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,874 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 2,895 shots while they've given up 2,817 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,988 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,025 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 1,057 shot attempts and they have 1,665 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 30-38 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-25-21 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 47-19 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 27-26-15 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
03/08/16 D Justin Faulk Ankle out indefinitely
02/27/16 C Andrej Nestrasil Back out for season
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/27/16 D John Carlson Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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