Sunday, November 20, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +166 and the Capitals at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 15 games. They have an overall record of 9-4-2 and on the road they have a record of 2-2-2. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 51 goals and given up 35 goals for a point differential of +16. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-6 and an over/under record of 5-10-0. Washington shows up with a record of 11-4-2 including 6-2-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 46 goals and surrendered 37 for a goal differential of +9. The Capitals have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-6 while their over/under record sits at 7-7-3.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 5 goals this season with 39 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 5 goals on 43 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 9 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 427 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 398 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 8 goals this season with 70 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 7 goals on 33 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 9 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 359 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has made 334 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Blue Jackets have 20 total points this season. They have scored 51 goals while giving up 35 goals. They have had 41 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 29%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 46 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.72% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have a total of 24 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 51 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 52 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 46 goals scored while they've given up 37 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.81%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 46.6% as they've attempted 792 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 907 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 45.8% as they have 580 attempts while they've given up 685 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the season. They have 433 face off wins compared to 477 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense Columbus has 314 hits and they've blocked 222 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 976 shots at full strength and they've given up 861 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 719 shots while they've given up 666 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 54.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51% as they've compiled 520 face off wins this season and they have suffered 499 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 195 shot attempts and they have 328 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 9-6 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 5-10-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 11-6 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 7-7-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/18/16 D Dalton Prout Back "?" Sunday vs Washington
11/07/16 D Seth Jones Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -185
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