Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at +240 and the Capitals at -300. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Toronto comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 21-30-10 and on the road they have a record of 12-19-2. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 182 goals for a point differential of -35. The Maple Leafs have 10 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 2-7-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-40 and an over/under record of 25-28-8. Washington shows up with a record of 45-12-4 including 24-5-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 202 goals and surrendered 142 for a goal differential of +60. The Capitals have 4 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 44-16 while their over/under record sits at 25-23-13.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 12 goals this season with 209 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 18 goals on 115 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Jonathan Bernier has 7 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 794 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 713 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 40 goals this season with 312 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 18 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 14% by scoring 19 goals on 135 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 39 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,409 shots against him and has given up 109 goals. He has made 1,300 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have 52 total points this season. They have scored 142 goals while giving up 177 goals. They have had 194 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Maple Leafs have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.44% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have a total of 94 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 194 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 193 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Maple Leafs have a total of 199 goals scored while they've given up 141 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.65%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 52.6% as they've attempted 3,781 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,414 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.6% as they have 2,805 attempts while they've given up 2,636 shots on the defensive end. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 2,003 face off wins compared to 1,894 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.4%. On defense Toronto has 1,681 hits and they've blocked 778 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 3,464 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,472 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 2,613 shots while they've given up 2,532 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 51.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,789 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,825 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 940 shot attempts and they have 1,468 hits as a unit.
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 20-40 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 25-28-8 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 44-16 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 25-23-13 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out indefinitely
02/29/16 RW P.A. Parenteau Neck "?" Wednesday vs Washington
02/29/16 C Byron Froese Hand out indefinitely
02/25/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot out for season
02/25/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion out indefinitely
01/22/16 LW Milan Michalek Finger out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/29/16 RW Daniel Winnik Acquired probable Tuesday vs. Pittsburgh
02/28/16 C Michael Latta Illness "?" Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
02/27/16 D John Carlson Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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