Friday, March 31, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Washington Capitals travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, March 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -260 and the Coyotes at +231. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 51-17-8 and on the road they have a record of 20-11-6. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 248 goals and given up 170 goals for a point differential of +78. The Capitals have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 49-25 and an over/under record of 35-28-13. Arizona shows up with a record of 27-41-9 including 16-17-5 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 182 goals and surrendered 247 for a goal differential of -65. The Coyotes have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-50 while their over/under record sits at 28-40-9.
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Valuable Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 49-25 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 35-28-13 against the over/under
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 21-50 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 28-40-9 against the over/under
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
03/29/17 LW Jamie McGinn Personal "?" Friday vs. Washington
03/29/17 RW Shane Doan Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Washington
03/14/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Concussion out indefinitely
03/03/17 D Kevin Connauton Upper Body out indefinitely
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 33 goals this season with 295 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 23 goals on 117 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 40 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,589 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,471 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 12 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 24.6 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 18 goals on 223 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Mike Smith has 18 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,708 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,559 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have 110 total points this season. They have scored 248 goals while giving up 170 goals. They have had 232 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Capitals have allowed 261 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.86% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have a total of 63 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 226 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 245 power play opportunities and have given up 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 182 goals scored while they've given up 247 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.38%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.3% as they've attempted 4,291 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,077 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,214 attempts while they've given up 3,048 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 52.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season. They have 2,226 face off wins compared to 2,244 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Washington has 1,609 hits and they've blocked 1,029 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 4,086 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,910 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 44.9% as they have 3,073 shots while they've given up 3,769 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 2,295 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,441 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 1,141 shot attempts and they have 1,980 hits as a unit.
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