Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Washington Capitals travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -162 and the Senators at +146. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 71 games. They have an overall record of 51-15-5 and on the road they have a record of 23-9-3. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 227 goals and given up 168 goals for a point differential of +59. The Capitals have 5 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 49-20 and an over/under record of 28-27-16. Ottawa shows up with a record of 34-31-8 including 20-12-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 211 goals and surrendered 223 for a goal differential of -12. The Senators have 8 losses in OT and 6 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 32-39 while their over/under record sits at 35-37-1.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 42 goals this season with 350 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 156 shots. He has 53 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 43 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,593 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,467 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Senators. He has 13 goals this season with 222 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 60 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 22 goals on 167 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 29 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,796 shots against him and has given up 151 goals. He has made 1,645 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 107 total points this season. They have scored 223 goals while giving up 167 goals. They have had 222 power play opportunities and have scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Capitals have allowed 227 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.32% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Senators have a total of 76 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 220 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 228 power play opportunities and have given up 56 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 205 goals scored while they've given up 217 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.88%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 3,984 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,030 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 3,008 attempts while they've given up 2,922 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 2,080 face off wins compared to 2,097 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Washington has 1,753 hits and they've blocked 1,108 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,965 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,371 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 2,915 shots while they've given up 3,300 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 2,252 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,222 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 1,071 shot attempts and they have 2,048 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 49-20 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 28-27-16 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 32-39 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 35-37-1 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
03/19/16 D John Carlson Lower Body expected to miss another week
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/28/15 D Mikael Wikstrand Suspension out indefinitely
10/16/15 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
10/08/15 D Chris Phillips Back out for season
03/19/16 D Patrick Wiercioch Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs Washington
03/04/16 D Mark Borowiecki Knee out for season
02/29/16 C Kyle Turris Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa
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