Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Washington Capitals travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 32 games. They have an overall record of 20-8-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-3-4. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 87 goals and given up 69 goals for a point differential of +18. The Capitals have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-12 and an over/under record of 12-13-7. New York shows up with a record of 13-14-6 including 10-7-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 90 goals and surrendered 102 for a goal differential of -12. The Islanders have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-20 while their over/under record sits at 17-12-4.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 15 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 24% by scoring 13 goals on 54 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 702 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 652 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
John Tavares has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 10 goals this season with 98 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 72 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 5 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 611 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 554 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have 44 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 69 goals. They have had 100 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Capitals have allowed 105 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.98% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Islanders have a total of 32 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 91 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 110 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 90 goals scored while they've given up 102 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 52.8% as they've attempted 1,865 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,668 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 1,380 attempts while they've given up 1,283 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 54.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.8% for the season. They have 965 face off wins compared to 946 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Washington has 662 hits and they've blocked 385 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,788 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,193 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 44.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46% as they have 1,331 shots while they've given up 1,560 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 49% and their defensive zone percentage is 51% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 944 face off wins this season and they have suffered 987 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 633 shot attempts and they have 847 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 19-12 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 12-13-7 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 12-20 straight up
The New York Islanders are 17-12-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
New York Islanders Injuries
12/23/16 D Adam Pelech Upper Body "?"
12/18/16 C Casey Cizikas Upper Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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