Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at +131 and the Hurricanes at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 12 games. They have an overall record of 8-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 4-1-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 33 goals and given up 27 goals for a point differential of +6. The Capitals have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-4 and an over/under record of 5-5-2. Carolina shows up with a record of 3-6-4 including 1-3-0 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 33 goals and surrendered 45 for a goal differential of -12. The Hurricanes have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 2-10 while their over/under record sits at 7-4-2.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 7 goals this season with 53 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 4 assists 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 26% by scoring 6 goals on 23 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 274 shots against him and has given up 22 goals. He has made 252 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 5 goals this season with 27 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 6 goals on 45 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Cam Ward has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 263 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 236 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have 17 total points this season. They have scored 33 goals while giving up 27 goals. They have had 38 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Capitals have allowed 33 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.59% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 10 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 40 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 39 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 33 goals scored while they've given up 45 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.68%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 54.3% as they've attempted 701 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 590 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.3% as they have 519 attempts while they've given up 455 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 58% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42% for the season. They have 380 face off wins compared to 341 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.7%. On defense Washington has 220 hits and they've blocked 135 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 747 shots at full strength and they've given up 658 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.5% as they have 544 shots while they've given up 513 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 389 face off wins this season and they have suffered 370 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 145 shot attempts and they have 246 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 8-4 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 5-5-2 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 2-10 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 7-4-2 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/08/16 D Justin Faulk Upper Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina -145
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