Tuesday, January 5, 2015
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The Washington Capitals travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, January 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -115 and the Bruins at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 38 games. They have an overall record of 28-7-3 and on the road they have a record of 13-4-2. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 83 goals for a point differential of +38. Boston shows up with a record of 20-13-4 including 9-10-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 116 goals and surrendered 102 for a goal differential of +14.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 21 goals this season with 190 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. John Carlson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 6 goals on 86 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 24 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 868 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 809 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 14 goals this season with 126 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. David Krejci has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 11 goals on 73 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 782 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 715 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have 59 total points this season. They have scored 119 goals while giving up 82 goals. They have had 117 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Capitals have allowed 110 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.31% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have a total of 44 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 105 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 29%. They have allowed 131 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 114 goals scored while they've given up 101 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.87%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 26-10 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 14-18-6 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 18-17 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 19-16-2 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/30/15 RW Jay Beagle Hand out indefinitely
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
01/02/16 D John Carlson Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Boston
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/30/15 LW Brad Marchand Suspension expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Jan 9 vs Ottawa
12/28/15 C David Krejci Shoulder out indefinitely
11/04/15 RW David Pastrnak Foot out indefinitely
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg expected to miss 6-8 months
01/03/16 C Joonas Kemppainen Upper Body doubtful Tuesday vs Washington
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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