Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -125 and the Oilers at +101. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 5 games. They have an overall record of 3-1-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-0-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and given up 10 goals for a point differential of +3. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-2 and an over/under record of 2-2-1. Edmonton shows up with a record of 5-1-0 including 3-1-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 23 goals and surrendered 16 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 5-1 while their over/under record sits at 3-3-0.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 3 goals this season with 21 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 1 assist 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 13% by scoring 1 goal on 8 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 2 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 105 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 97 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 4 goals this season with 16 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 2 goals on 18 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 5 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 198 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 182 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 7 total points this season. They have scored 13 goals while giving up 10 goals. They have had 16 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Capitals have allowed 14 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.83% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%.
The Oilers have a total of 10 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 18 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 23 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 23 goals scored while they've given up 16 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 13.29%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 54.2% as they've attempted 284 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 240 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.9% as they have 213 attempts while they've given up 175 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 59.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 40.1% for the season. They have 149 face off wins compared to 137 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.1%. On defense Washington has 95 hits and they've blocked 65 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 312 shots at full strength and they've given up 365 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.9% as they have 232 shots while they've given up 273 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 45.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 178 face off wins this season and they have suffered 194 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 92 shot attempts and they have 131 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 3-2 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 2-2-1 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 5-1 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/20/16 D Mark Fayne Leg out indefinitely
10/18/16 LW Drake Caggiula Hip out indefinitely
10/17/16 LW Matt Hendricks Knee out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Brandon Davidson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
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