Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to Verizon Center to take on the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at +180 and the Capitals at -201. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Carolina comes into this game having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 24-20-7 and away from home they have a record of 7-14-6. The currently are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 138 goals and surrendered 146 goals for a point differential of -8. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-27 and an over/under record of 22-22-7. Washington shows up with a record of 36-11-6 including 21-5-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 175 goals and surrendered 114 for a goal differential of +61. The Capitals have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-17 while their over/under record sits at 23-19-11.
Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 120 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. 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 18 goals on 176 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,197 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,086 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 25 goals this season with 206 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 23 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 21% by scoring 16 goals on 76 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 26 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,091 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 1,013 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have 55 total points this season. They have scored 138 goals while giving up 146 goals. They have had 152 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 130 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.01% 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 78 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 160 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 187 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 175 goals scored while they've given up 114 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.19%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 2,952 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,689 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 2,143 attempts while they've given up 2,006 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.9% for the season. They have 1,482 face off wins compared to 1,382 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.7%. On defense Carolina has 922 hits and they've blocked 683 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 2,967 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,874 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 2,199 shots while they've given up 2,154 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 1,575 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,541 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 720 shot attempts and they have 1,126 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 22-27 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 22-22-7 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 35-17 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 23-19-11 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina +180
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