Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Washington Capitals travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -115 and the Flyers at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 54-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 25-9-3. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 236 goals and given up 175 goals for a point differential of +61. 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 52-21 and an over/under record of 29-29-17. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 37-25-13 including 20-10-7 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 199 for a goal differential of -3. The Flyers have 13 losses in OT and 8 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-38 while their over/under record sits at 29-27-19.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 64 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 43 goals this season with 364 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 12% by scoring 20 goals on 166 shots. He has 53 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 46 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,667 shots against him and has given up 129 goals. He has made 1,538 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 64 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 22 goals this season with 222 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 26 goals on 203 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Steve Mason has 20 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,429 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,312 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 113 total points this season. They have scored 232 goals while giving up 174 goals. They have had 233 power play opportunities and have scored 53 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Capitals have allowed 237 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.18% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have a total of 87 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 256 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 245 power play opportunities and have given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 194 goals scored while they've given up 191 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.42%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've attempted 4,189 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,230 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 3,167 attempts while they've given up 3,065 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the season. They have 2,194 face off wins compared to 2,200 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense Washington has 1,841 hits and they've blocked 1,165 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 4,446 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,355 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 3,234 shots while they've given up 3,155 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 51.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 2,285 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,226 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 1,200 shot attempts and they have 2,032 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 52-21 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 29-29-17 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 37-38 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 29-27-19 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/20/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
02/22/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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