Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to Verizon Center to take on the Washington Capitals on Monday, January 23, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at +193 and the Capitals at -215. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Carolina comes into this game having played 46 games. They have an overall record of 21-18-7 and away from home they have a record of 6-13-6. The currently are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 125 goals and surrendered 131 goals for a point differential of -6. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-25 and an over/under record of 19-20-7. Washington shows up with a record of 31-9-6 including 18-5-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 149 goals and surrendered 100 for a goal differential of +49. The Capitals have a record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-15 while their over/under record sits at 20-17-9.
Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 17 goals on 166 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,066 shots against him and has given up 97 goals. He has made 969 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 22 goals this season with 175 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 20 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 22% by scoring 15 goals on 68 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 22 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 981 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 911 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have 49 total points this season. They have scored 125 goals while giving up 131 goals. They have had 133 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.88% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 138 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 164 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 149 goals scored while they've given up 100 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.88%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.2% as they've attempted 2,667 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,438 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 1,947 attempts while they've given up 1,821 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.8% for the season. They have 1,328 face off wins compared to 1,248 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense Carolina has 815 hits and they've blocked 617 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 2,613 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,461 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.1% as they have 1,937 shots while they've given up 1,854 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 52% and their defensive zone percentage is 48% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 1,376 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,351 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 607 shot attempts and they have 975 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-25 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-20-7 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 30-15 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 20-17-9 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/04/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
01/21/17 D John Carlson Lower Body "?" Monday vs Carolina
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina +193
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