New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals NHL Picks & Predictions 9/27/2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +165 and the Capitals at -200.
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New Jersey had a record of 28-40-14 last season and on the road they had a record of 12-23-6. They finished 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 183 goals and gave up 244 goals for a point differential of -61. For the season they had an ATS record of 28-54-0 and an over/under record of 31-32-0. Washington finished with a record of 55-19-8 including 32-7-2 at home last season. They were 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 263 goals and surrendered 182 for a goal differential of +81. Their record against the spread was 62-33-0 while their over/under record was 43-38-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils were 28-54-0 straight up last year
The New Jersey Devils were 31-32-0 against the over/under last season
Important Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals were 62-33-0 straight up last year
The Washington Capitals were 43-38-0 against the over/under last season
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
9/26/2017 Michael McLeod C Lower Body
9/19/2017 Brian Boyle C Illness
8/17/2017 Travis Zajac C Pectoral
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
9/24/2017 Liam O'Brien LW Lower Body
9/24/2017 Vitek Vanecek G Lower Body
9/23/2017 Tom Wilson RW Suspension
Taylor Hall accumulated 53 total points last season for the Devils. He had 20 goals last year with 229 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He had a total of 33 assists on the season and averaged 19.3 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 23 goals on 124 shots. He had 34 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Cory Schneider had 20 wins and 27 losses last season in net for the Devils. He had 1,781 shots against him and he gave up 163 goals. He made 1,618 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin scored 68 total points last year for the Capitals. He had 33 goals last season with 305 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 35 assists on the season and averaged 18.4 minutes played per game. Nicklas Backstrom averaged 18.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 23 goals on 160 shots. He had 62 assists giving him a total of 85 points on the season. Braden Holtby had 42 wins and 13 losses last year in goal for the Capitals. He had 1,690 shots against him and he surrendered 127 goals. He made 1,563 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils had 70 total points last season. They scored 183 goals while giving up 244 goals. They had 251 power play opportunities and scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Devils allowed 261 power play opportunities and gave up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They averaged 28 shots per game and as a team shot 8.03% for the season. They allowed 31 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals had a total of 118 points last year. They had 57 power play goals on 248 opportunities for a percentage of 23%. They allowed 272 power play opportunities and gave up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Devils had a total of 263 goals scored while they gave up 182 goals last year. They averaged 30 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 10.54%. As a team they gave up 28 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey had a Corsi percentage of 47.1% as they attempted 4,026 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,528 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 47.1% as they had 3,118 attempts while they gave up 3,505 shots on the defensive end. The Devils started possessions in the offensive zone 47% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 53% for the season. They had 2,417 face off wins compared to 2,492 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 49.2%. On defense New Jersey had 1,655 hits and they blocked 1,023 shots from the opposition.
Washington attempted 4,635 shots at full strength last year and they gave up 4,377 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was 51.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 51.6% as they had 3,487 shots while they surrendered 3,275 attempts on defense. The Capitals had an offensive zone percentage of 52% and their defensive zone percentage was 48% last season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they compiled 2,385 face off wins last season and they suffered 2,400 face off losses. On defense Washington blocked 1,102 shot attempts and they had 1,727 hits as a unit.
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