Sunday, January 17, 2016
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The New York Rangers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +122 and the Capitals at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 43 games. They have an overall record of 23-15-5 and on the road they have a record of 7-10-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 124 goals and given up 113 goals for a point differential of +11. Washington shows up with a record of 33-7-3 including 17-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 143 goals and surrendered 91 for a goal differential of +52.
Rick Nash has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 16 goals on 77 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1090 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 1003 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 26 goals this season with 216 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 99 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 28 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 986 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 920 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Rangers have 51 total points this season. They have scored 123 goals while giving up 111 goals. They have had 120 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Rangers have allowed 139 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.06% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 69 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 130 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 26%. They have allowed 126 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 141 goals scored while they've given up 90 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.62%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 22-20 straight up
The New York Rangers are 19-19-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 31-10 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 16-19-8 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
01/16/16 D Daniel Girardi Thumb is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Philadelphia
01/16/16 GO Henrik Lundqvist Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Washington
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
01/15/16 C Michael Latta Arm "?" Saturday vs. Buffalo
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/13/16 D John Carlson Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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