Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -145 and the Devils at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 36-9-4 and on the road they have a record of 17-5-2. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 163 goals and given up 111 goals for a point differential of +52. 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 36-13 and an over/under record of 20-20-9. New Jersey shows up with a record of 26-20-6 including 12-10-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 119 goals and surrendered 123 for a goal differential of -4. The Devils have 6 losses in OT and 5 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 26-26 while their over/under record sits at 15-23-14.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 29 goals this season with 239 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. 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 14% by scoring 15 goals on 108 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 31 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1117 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 1037 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Mike Cammalleri has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Devils. He has 14 goals this season with 101 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Adam Henrique has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 16 goals on 97 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 23 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1224 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 1137 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have 76 total points this season. They have scored 161 goals while giving up 110 goals. They have had 152 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Capitals have allowed 149 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.70% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Devils have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 165 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 165 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 117 goals scored while they've given up 118 goals to this point. They average 24 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.23%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 2,638 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,609 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 1,989 attempts while they've given up 1,917 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. They have 1,355 face off wins compared to 1,343 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Washington has 1,084 hits and they've blocked 692 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 2,127 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,490 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.5% as they have 1,645 shots while they've given up 1,890 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 47.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.7% as they've compiled 1,303 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,486 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 600 shot attempts and they have 1,139 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 36-13 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 20-20-9 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 26-26 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 15-23-14 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
02/04/16 C Marcus Johansson Upper Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/29/15 LW Patrik Elias Knee out indefinitely
02/04/16 LW Michael Cammalleri Hand expected to miss Saturday vs Washington
01/23/16 C Jiri Tlusty Wrist out for season
01/18/16 D Jon Merrill Arm out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey
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