Friday, November 18, 2016
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Friday, November 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +188 and the Capitals at -210. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Detroit comes into this matchup having played 17 games. They have an overall record of 8-8-1 and on the road they have a record of 3-3-1. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 44 goals and given up 47 goals for a point differential of -3. The Red Wings have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-9 and an over/under record of 8-7-2. Washington shows up with a record of 10-4-2 including 5-2-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 45 goals and surrendered 37 for a goal differential of +8. The Capitals have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-6 while their over/under record sits at 7-6-3.
Mike Green has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 3 goals this season with 33 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Gustav Nyquist has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 3 goals on 36 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 4 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 314 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 283 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 8 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. 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 22% by scoring 7 goals on 32 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 8 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 334 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has made 309 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Red Wings have 17 total points this season. They have scored 44 goals while giving up 47 goals. They have had 63 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Red Wings have allowed 52 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.17% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 22 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 49 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 48 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 45 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 9.11%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 47.4% as they've attempted 865 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 961 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.5% as they have 645 attempts while they've given up 741 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 521 face off wins compared to 494 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Detroit has 339 hits and they've blocked 220 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 920 shots at full strength and they've given up 813 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 674 shots while they've given up 629 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 55.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 497 face off wins this season and they have suffered 468 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 184 shot attempts and they have 297 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 6-9 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 8-7-2 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 10-6 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 7-6-3 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
11/16/16 C Darren Helm Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/15/16 D Niklas Kronwall Undisclosed "?" Friday vs Washington
11/11/16 C Andreas Athanasiou Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/04/16 LW Thomas Vanek Hip expected to miss Friday vs. Washington
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
10/10/16 RW Tomas Jurco Back out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit +188
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