Friday, November 11, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, November 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at +108 and the Blackhawks at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.
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. Chicago shows up with a record of 10-3-1 including 7-1-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 49 goals and surrendered 34 for a goal differential of +15. The Blackhawks have a record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-4 while their over/under record sits at 6-6-2.
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%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 5 goals this season with 47 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 23 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by scoring 8 goals on 24 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 342 shots against him and has given up 21 goals. He has made 321 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
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 Blackhawks have a total of 21 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 59 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 49 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 67%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 49 goals scored while they've given up 34 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.37%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
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.
Chicago has attempted 759 shots at full strength and they've given up 756 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.7% as they have 538 shots while they've given up 590 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 54.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.4% as they've compiled 434 face off wins this season and they have suffered 444 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 166 shot attempts and they have 216 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
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 9-4 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 6-6-2 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
11/09/16 C Artem Anisimov Upper Body injured last game, "?" Friday vs Washington
11/08/16 C Tyler Motte Leg expected to miss 3 weeks
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +108
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