Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The Florida Panthers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +155 and the Capitals at -188. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 29-15-5 and on the road they have a record of 13-8-3. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 135 goals and given up 108 goals for a point differential of +27. The Panthers have 5 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-20 and an over/under record of 17-23-9. Washington shows up with a record of 35-8-4 including 18-3-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 158 goals and surrendered 104 for a goal differential of +54. The Capitals have 4 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-12 while their over/under record sits at 19-19-9.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 15 goals this season with 77 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 115 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 22 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1146 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 1066 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 28 goals this season with 234 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 14 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 14% by scoring 15 goals on 104 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 30 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1091 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 1013 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Panthers have 63 total points this season. They have scored 130 goals while giving up 107 goals. They have had 167 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Panthers have allowed 154 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.57% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have a total of 74 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 142 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 143 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 103 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.80%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've attempted 2,331 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,495 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.4% as they have 1,823 attempts while they've given up 1,940 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. They have 1,446 face off wins compared to 1,493 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense Florida has 1,224 hits and they've blocked 555 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 2,638 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,609 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.9% as they have 1,989 shots while they've given up 1,917 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,355 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,343 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 692 shot attempts and they have 1,084 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 24-20 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 17-23-9 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 33-12 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 19-19-9 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
01/26/16 D Willie Mitchell Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Washington
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
01/28/16 RW Alex Ovechkin Back expected to miss Tuesday vs. Florida
01/27/16 C Marcus Johansson Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs Florida
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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