Friday, April 1, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, April 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -160 and the Avalanche at +144. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 54-16-6 and on the road they have a record of 25-9-4. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 237 goals and given up 177 goals for a point differential of +60. The Capitals have 6 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 52-22 and an over/under record of 29-30-17. Colorado shows up with a record of 39-34-4 including 17-17-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 205 goals and surrendered 218 for a goal differential of -13. The Avalanche have 4 losses in OT and 0 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-38 while their over/under record sits at 35-38-4.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 44 goals this season with 367 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 20 goals on 169 shots. He has 54 assists giving him a total of 74 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 46 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,701 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,571 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 19 goals this season with 159 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 21 goals on 245 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 27 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,595 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,462 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 114 total points this season. They have scored 233 goals while giving up 175 goals. They have had 236 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Capitals have allowed 240 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.09% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 245 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 241 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 201 goals scored while they've given up 218 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.06%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 4,253 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,299 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 3,212 attempts while they've given up 3,109 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 2,222 face off wins compared to 2,241 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Washington has 1,871 hits and they've blocked 1,190 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 3,924 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,784 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.3% as they have 2,990 shots while they've given up 3,462 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 2,230 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,248 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 1,322 shot attempts and they have 1,762 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 52-22 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 29-30-17 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 36-38 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 35-38-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/30/15 D Brad Stuart Back out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
03/31/16 C Matt Duchene Knee is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Washington
03/27/16 C Nathan MacKinnon Knee out indefinitely
03/19/16 D Eric Gelinas Elbow out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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