Sunday, April 9, 2017
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The Florida Panthers head to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Sunday, April 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +140 and the Capitals at -155.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 33-36-11 and on the road they have a record of 15-17-8. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 205 goals and given up 237 goals for a point differential of -32. The Panthers have an overall record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-47 and an over/under record of 36-34-10. Washington shows up with a record of 54-18-8 including 32-6-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 260 goals and surrendered 179 for a goal differential of +81. The Capitals have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 52-26 while their over/under record sits at 36-30-14.
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Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 28-47 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 36-34-10 against the over/under
Important Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 52-26 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 36-30-14 against the over/under
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
04/06/17 D Aaron Ekblad Neck out for season
04/06/17 C Aleksander Barkov Upper Body out for season
04/06/17 LW Jussi Jokinen Undisclosed out for season
04/06/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hip out for season
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
04/07/17 RW Brett Connolly Illness is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Boston
04/07/17 D John Carlson Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Boston
Jon Marchessault has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 30 goals this season with 188 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 20.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 23 goals on 227 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. James Reimer has 16 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,154 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 1,056 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 33 goals this season with 305 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 23 goals on 124 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 42 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,675 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,549 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 77 total points this season. They have scored 205 goals while giving up 237 goals. They have had 260 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Panthers have allowed 241 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.93% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have a total of 116 points on the season. They have 57 power play goals on 242 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 269 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 260 goals scored while they've given up 179 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.72%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 51.8% as they've attempted 4,569 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,254 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,535 attempts while they've given up 3,354 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 53% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47% for the season. They have 2,334 face off wins compared to 2,550 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense Florida has 1,650 hits and they've blocked 900 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 4,524 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,286 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 3,395 shots while they've given up 3,210 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% as they've compiled 2,349 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,347 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 1,076 shot attempts and they have 1,703 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Capitals NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Florida +140
Tony's Pick: Take Florida +140
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