Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at +131 and the Blue Jackets at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 45 games. They have an overall record of 34-8-3 and on the road they have a record of 16-5-2. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 149 goals and given up 97 goals for a point differential of +52. Columbus shows up with a record of 17-25-4 including 8-9-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 116 goals and surrendered 146 for a goal differential of -30.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 27 goals this season with 222 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 99 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 29 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1024 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 953 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 15 goals on 86 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 11 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 713 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 653 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 71 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 96 goals. They have had 138 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Capitals have allowed 135 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.61% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 143 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 168 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 114 goals scored while they've given up 145 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.72%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 32-11 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 17-19-9 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 15-29 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 21-22-3 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
01/17/16 GO Braden Holtby Dehydration left last game, "?" Tuesday vs Columbus
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/13/16 D John Carlson Lower Body out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/30/15 LW Matt Calvert Knee out 4 weeks
01/15/16 D David Savard Upper Body out indefinitely
01/09/16 LW Nick Foligno Upper Body out indefinitely
01/04/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Ankle out indefinitely
01/04/16 RW David Clarkson Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus
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