Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at +144 and the Capitals at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Toronto comes into this matchup having played 36 games. They have an overall record of 17-12-7 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-5. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 108 goals and given up 103 goals for a point differential of +5. The Maple Leafs have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-19 and an over/under record of 15-21-0. Washington shows up with a record of 22-9-5 including 13-5-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 99 goals and surrendered 78 for a goal differential of +21. The Capitals have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-14 while their over/under record sits at 14-15-7.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 13 goals this season with 116 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Auston Matthews has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 20 goals on 133 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 982 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 907 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Marcus Johansson has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 14 goals this season with 60 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Alex Ovechkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 17 goals on 142 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 784 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 728 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Maple Leafs have 41 total points this season. They have scored 108 goals while giving up 103 goals. They have had 112 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Maple Leafs have allowed 122 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.87% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 114 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 126 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Maple Leafs have a total of 99 goals scored while they've given up 78 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.99%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 2,261 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,225 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 1,722 attempts while they've given up 1,669 shots on the defensive end. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. They have 1,075 face off wins compared to 1,128 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense Toronto has 900 hits and they've blocked 556 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 2,102 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,884 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.1% as they have 1,565 shots while they've given up 1,438 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 53.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50% as they've compiled 1,076 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,074 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 446 shot attempts and they have 742 hits as a unit.
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 16-19 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 15-21-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 21-14 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 14-15-7 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/21/16 RW Ben Smith Hand out indefinitely
12/13/16 D Martin Marincin Back out 4-6 weeks
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto +144
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