Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +190 and the Capitals at -244. The over/under has been set at 5.
Winnipeg comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 4-6-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 24 goals and given up 29 goals for a point differential of -5. The Jets have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-6 and an over/under record of 3-6-1. Washington shows up with a record of 6-2-1 including 2-1-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 25 goals and surrendered 19 for a goal differential of +6. Their record against the spread is 6-3 while their over/under record sits at 3-4-2.
Mark Scheifele has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Jets. He has 5 goals this season with 32 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 33 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Michael Hutchinson has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 149 shots against him and has given up 14 goals. He has made 135 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 4 goals this season with 35 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by scoring 6 goals on 18 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 201 shots against him and has given up 15 goals. He has made 186 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Jets have 8 total points this season. They have scored 24 goals while giving up 29 goals. They have had 44 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Jets have allowed 36 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.67% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have a total of 13 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 26 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 27 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Jets have a total of 25 goals scored while they've given up 19 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.56%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 565 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 560 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.3% as they have 419 attempts while they've given up 431 shots on the defensive end. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the season. They have 281 face off wins compared to 348 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 44.7%. On defense Winnipeg has 197 hits and they've blocked 129 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 509 shots at full strength and they've given up 447 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.9% as they have 382 shots while they've given up 340 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 56.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.6% as they've compiled 280 face off wins this season and they have suffered 263 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 107 shot attempts and they have 157 hits as a unit.
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 4-6 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 3-6-1 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 6-3 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 3-4-2 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
11/02/16 C Shawn Matthias Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Washington
11/01/16 D Mark Stuart Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Washington
11/01/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Washington
10/27/16 RW Drew Stafford Upper Body out indefinitely
10/14/16 C Bryan Little Knee out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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