Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Washington Capitals travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -152 and the Canucks at +123. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 6 games. They have an overall record of 3-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-1. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 14 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-3 and an over/under record of 2-3-1. Vancouver shows up with a record of 4-2-1 including 4-1-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 15 goals and surrendered 17 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 3-3 while their over/under record sits at 3-4-0.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 4 goals this season with 25 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 1 goal on 9 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 134 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 122 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 2 goals this season with 17 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brandon Sutter has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 1 goal on 18 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Jacob Markstrom has 3 wins and no losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 104 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 96 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 7 total points this season. They have scored 14 goals while giving up 14 goals. They have had 19 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Capitals have allowed 18 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.97% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 24 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 18 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 15 goals scored while they've given up 17 goals to this point. They average 25 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.62%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 54% as they've attempted 348 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 297 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55% as they have 264 attempts while they've given up 216 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 60.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 39.8% for the season. They have 178 face off wins compared to 171 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Washington has 110 hits and they've blocked 81 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 343 shots at full strength and they've given up 372 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.6% as they have 252 shots while they've given up 277 attempts on defense. The Canucks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 201 face off wins this season and they have suffered 221 face off losses. On defense Vancouver has blocked 95 shot attempts and they have 115 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 3-3 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 2-3-1 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 3-3 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/27/16 D Christopher Tanev Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Edmonton
10/25/16 RW Alexandre Burrows Neck out indefinitely
10/25/16 RW Derek Dorsett Shoulder out indefinitely
10/18/16 RW Anton Rodin Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver
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