Saturday, February 13, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Washington Capitals travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at +104 and the Stars at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 40-9-4 and on the road they have a record of 20-5-2. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 178 goals and given up 121 goals for a point differential of +57. The Capitals have 4 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 39-13 and an over/under record of 22-20-11. Dallas shows up with a record of 35-15-5 including 19-7-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 149 for a goal differential of +31. The Stars have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-20 while their over/under record sits at 29-25-1.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 34 goals this season with 261 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 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 13% by scoring 15 goals on 116 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 35 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,238 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,148 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 60 total points this season for the Stars. He has 28 goals this season with 210 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 28 goals on 172 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 20 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 926 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 841 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have 84 total points this season. They have scored 175 goals while giving up 120 goals. They have had 165 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Capitals have allowed 167 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.80% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have a total of 75 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 172 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 160 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 178 goals scored while they've given up 147 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.97%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 3,009 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,008 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 2,261 attempts while they've given up 2,198 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 1,558 face off wins compared to 1,576 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense Washington has 1,242 hits and they've blocked 810 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 3,469 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,056 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.5% as they have 2,532 shots while they've given up 2,288 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 53.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 1,768 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,719 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 768 shot attempts and they have 999 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 39-13 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 22-20-11 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 35-20 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 29-25-1 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/11/16 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Dallas
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
02/11/16 D Jason Demers Illness "?" Saturday vs Washington
02/11/16 LW Travis Moen Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Washington
02/05/16 C Jason Spezza Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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