Thursday, January 14, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +193 and the Capitals at -215. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 43 games. They have an overall record of 17-16-10 and on the road they have a record of 8-8-6. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 105 goals and given up 120 goals for a point differential of -15. Washington shows up with a record of 32-7-3 including 16-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and surrendered 90 for a goal differential of +49.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 19 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 9 goals on 52 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 836 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 760 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 26 goals this season with 211 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 13 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 13 goals on 93 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 27 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 956 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 891 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Canucks have 44 total points this season. They have scored 102 goals while giving up 118 goals. They have had 144 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canucks have allowed 142 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.17% 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 67 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 128 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 123 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 137 goals scored while they've given up 89 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.64%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-26 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-18-10 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 30-10 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 16-19-7 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/12/15 D Luca Sbisa Hand expected to miss another 2-3 weeks
11/22/15 C Brandon Sutter Abdominal out 4-6 weeks
01/13/16 RW Jannik Hansen Back is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Washington
01/09/16 D Dan Hamhuis Concussion out another month
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand out another month
01/13/16 D John Carlson Lower Body is downgraded to out indefinitely
01/09/16 C Marcus Johansson Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Vancouver
Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver
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