Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Washington Capitals travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 19-8-3 and on the road they have a record of 8-3-3. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 81 goals and given up 66 goals for a point differential of +15. The Capitals have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-11 and an over/under record of 12-12-6. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 19-11-4 including 11-5-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 107 goals and surrendered 102 for a goal differential of +5. The Flyers have a record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-15 while their over/under record sits at 18-12-4.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 14 goals this season with 120 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 12 goals on 51 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 14 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 641 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 593 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 9 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 16 goals on 88 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Steve Mason has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 739 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 671 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have 41 total points this season. They have scored 81 goals while giving up 66 goals. They have had 97 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Capitals have allowed 100 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.96% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have a total of 42 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 123 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 99 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 107 goals scored while they've given up 102 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.98%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 53% as they've attempted 1,746 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,551 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 1,290 attempts while they've given up 1,199 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 54.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.1% for the season. They have 909 face off wins compared to 888 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense Washington has 613 hits and they've blocked 352 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 2,089 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,924 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.1% as they have 1,554 shots while they've given up 1,372 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,048 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,039 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 552 shot attempts and they have 849 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 18-11 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 12-12-6 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-15 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 18-12-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/12/16 D Mark Streit Shoulder expected to miss 2 weeks
12/05/16 RW Matt Read Oblique expected to miss 3-4 weeks
11/23/16 C Sean Couturier Knee out 4-6 weeks
11/13/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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