Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +102 and the Capitals at -113. The over/under has been set at 5.
New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 29-22-7 and on the road they have a record of 15-11-3. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 130 goals and given up 136 goals for a point differential of -6. The Devils have 7 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-29 and an over/under record of 16-27-15. Washington shows up with a record of 42-10-4 including 21-4-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 128 for a goal differential of +59. The Capitals have 4 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-14 while their over/under record sits at 23-22-11.
Mike Cammalleri has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Devils. He has 14 goals this season with 101 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Adam Henrique has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 19 goals on 105 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 25 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,367 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 1,269 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 37 goals this season with 286 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. 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 13% by scoring 16 goals on 121 shots. He has 42 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 36 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,285 shots against him and has given up 96 goals. He has made 1,189 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Devils have 65 total points this season. They have scored 128 goals while giving up 130 goals. They have had 184 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Devils have allowed 185 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 24 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.07% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 88 points on the season. They have 42 power play goals on 178 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 176 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 184 goals scored while they've given up 127 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.76%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 46% as they've attempted 2,538 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,983 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.5% as they have 1,964 attempts while they've given up 2,256 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season. They have 1,555 face off wins compared to 1,754 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47%. On defense New Jersey has 1,351 hits and they've blocked 727 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 3,172 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,201 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 2,387 shots while they've given up 2,340 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 1,650 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,663 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 861 shot attempts and they have 1,310 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 29-29 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 16-27-15 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 41-14 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 23-22-11 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/29/15 LW Patrik Elias Knee out indefinitely
02/19/16 C Jacob Josefson Elbow "?" Friday vs. NY Islanders
02/19/16 D Jon Merrill Arm is upgraded to probable Friday vs. NY Islanders
02/19/16 RW Stephen Gionta Shoulder is upgraded to probable Friday vs. NY Islanders
02/13/16 LW Stefan Matteau Facial out indefinitely
02/11/16 LW Michael Cammalleri Hand out indefinitely
01/23/16 C Jiri Tlusty Wrist out for season
Washington Capitals Injuries
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey
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