Sunday, October 30, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -143 and the Flames at +115. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 6 games. They have an overall record of 3-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-1. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 14 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-3 and an over/under record of 2-3-1. Calgary shows up with a record of 4-4-1 including 2-3-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 30 goals and surrendered 32 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 3-5 while their over/under record sits at 6-3-0.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 4 goals this season with 25 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 1 goal on 9 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 134 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 122 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Troy Brouwer has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Flames. He has 3 goals this season with 15 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Michael Frolik has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 4 goals on 18 shots. He has 1 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 177 shots against him and has given up 19 goals. He has made 158 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Capitals have 7 total points this season. They have scored 14 goals while giving up 14 goals. They have had 19 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Capitals have allowed 18 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.97% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 35 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 11%. They have allowed 41 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 30 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.19%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 54% as they've attempted 348 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 297 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55% as they have 264 attempts while they've given up 216 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 60.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 39.8% for the season. They have 178 face off wins compared to 171 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Washington has 110 hits and they've blocked 81 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 476 shots at full strength and they've given up 527 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.8% as they have 367 shots while they've given up 385 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 45% and their defensive zone percentage is 55% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.7% as they've compiled 302 face off wins this season and they have suffered 282 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 142 shot attempts and they have 167 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 3-3 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 2-3-1 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 3-5 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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