Sunday, December 11, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Sunday, December 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +226 and the Capitals at -255. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 27 games. They have an overall record of 12-13-2 and on the road they have a record of 4-8-1. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 65 goals and given up 79 goals for a point differential of -14. The Canucks have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-15 and an over/under record of 12-11-4. Washington shows up with a record of 16-7-3 including 10-4-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 69 goals and surrendered 59 for a goal differential of +10. The Capitals have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-10 while their over/under record sits at 10-10-6.
Henrik Sedin has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 7 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Daniel Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 8 goals on 75 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 6 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 467 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 428 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Marcus Johansson has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 12 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Alex Ovechkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 12 goals on 104 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 12 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 568 shots against him and has given up 44 goals. He has made 524 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 26 total points this season. They have scored 65 goals while giving up 79 goals. They have had 78 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Canucks have allowed 73 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.25% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have a total of 35 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 84 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 85 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 69 goals scored while they've given up 59 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.73%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 1,440 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,461 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.8% as they have 1,066 attempts while they've given up 1,117 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 851 face off wins compared to 818 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Vancouver has 530 hits and they've blocked 344 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 1,506 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,352 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 1,126 shots while they've given up 1,049 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 55.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.1% as they've compiled 792 face off wins this season and they have suffered 759 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 303 shot attempts and they have 517 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 9-15 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 12-11-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 16-10 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 10-10-6 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/07/16 D Philip Larsen Concussion out indefinitely
11/28/16 D Alexander Edler Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
11/08/16 D Christopher Tanev Foot out indefinitely
11/06/16 RW Jannik Hansen Ribs expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/18/16 RW Anton Rodin Knee out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/09/16 D Matt Niskanen Concussion "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -255
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