Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -147 and the Blue Jackets at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 14 games. They have an overall record of 9-4-1 and on the road they have a record of 5-2-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 37 goals and given up 34 goals for a point differential of +3. The Capitals have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-5 and an over/under record of 6-5-3. Columbus shows up with a record of 7-4-2 including 5-2-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 45 goals and surrendered 32 for a goal differential of +13. The Blue Jackets have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 7-6 while their over/under record sits at 4-9-0.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 7 goals this season with 59 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. 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 7 goals on 27 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 308 shots against him and has given up 24 goals. He has made 284 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 4 goals this season with 32 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 4 goals on 38 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 7 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 378 shots against him and has given up 26 goals. He has made 352 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have 19 total points this season. They have scored 37 goals while giving up 34 goals. They have had 40 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Capitals have allowed 41 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.55% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 16 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 36 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 33%. They have allowed 42 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 45 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.86%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 53.1% as they've attempted 800 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 708 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 590 attempts while they've given up 548 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 55% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45% for the season. They have 425 face off wins compared to 404 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Washington has 260 hits and they've blocked 160 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 681 shots at full strength and they've given up 805 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 44.7% as they have 496 shots while they've given up 613 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 48% and their defensive zone percentage is 52% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.5% as they've compiled 370 face off wins this season and they have suffered 426 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 192 shot attempts and they have 271 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 9-5 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 6-5-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 7-6 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/07/16 D Seth Jones Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus +118
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