Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Florida Panthers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +165 and the Capitals at -213. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 5-5-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-3-1. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 30 goals and given up 28 goals for a point differential of +2. The Panthers have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-6 and an over/under record of 5-4-2. Washington shows up with a record of 7-2-1 including 3-1-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 29 goals and surrendered 22 for a goal differential of +7. The Capitals have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 7-3 while their over/under record sits at 4-4-2.
Aleksander Barkov has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 2 goals this season with 19 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jon Marchessault has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 6 goals on 34 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 3 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 182 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 166 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 6 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 30% by scoring 6 goals on 20 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 228 shots against him and has given up 18 goals. He has made 210 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have 11 total points this season. They have scored 30 goals while giving up 28 goals. They have had 43 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Panthers have allowed 33 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.72% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have a total of 15 points on the season. They have 5 power play goals on 31 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 29 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 29 goals scored while they've given up 22 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.95%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 55.6% as they've attempted 630 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 504 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55.5% as they have 498 attempts while they've given up 399 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 58.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 41.9% for the season. They have 327 face off wins compared to 349 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Florida has 206 hits and they've blocked 105 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 574 shots at full strength and they've given up 500 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.8% as they have 428 shots while they've given up 382 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 58.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 41.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.2% as they've compiled 315 face off wins this season and they have suffered 288 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 118 shot attempts and they have 184 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 5-6 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 5-4-2 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 7-3 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 4-4-2 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
10/29/16 LW Jussi Jokinen Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 LW Jonathan Huberdeau Achilles expected to miss 3-4 months
10/08/16 C Nick Bjugstad Hand expected to miss 4 weeks
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Florida
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