Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins NHL Picks & Parlay 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The Washington Capitals head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Bruins on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Capitals at +100 and the Bruins at -110.
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Washington has a record of 6-6-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-3-1. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 40 goals and surrendered 44 goals for a point differential of -4. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-7-0 and an over/under record of 9-4-0. Boston has a record of 5-3-3, including 4-1-2 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 32 goals and have given up 34 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 5-6-0 while their over/under mark is 6-5-0.
Valuable Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 6-7-0 straight up this year
The Washington Capitals are 9-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 5-6-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
11/03/17 RW Brett Connolly Head is "?" Saturday vs. Boston
10/27/17 C Tyler Graovac Upper Body IR (10/27)
10/24/17 LW Andre Burakovsky Thumb IR (10/24)
10/14/17 D Matt Niskanen Upper Body IR (10/13)
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
11/01/17 RW David Backes Undisclosed IR (11/01)
10/30/17 GO Anton Khudobin Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/25/17 C David Krejci Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/20/17 D Adam McQuaid Ankle is out indefinitely
10/18/17 C Ryan Spooner Lower Body is OUT 4-6 weeks
10/09/17 C Noel Acciari Finger IR (10/07)
Braden Holtby has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Capitals. He has 296 shots against him and he's surrendered 24 goals. He's made 272 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Alex Ovechkin has scored 15 total points this year for the Capitals. He has 10 goals this season with 63 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 5 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Nicklas Backstrom averages 20 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 3 goals on 20 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year.
David Pastrnak has 11 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 6 goals this year with 31 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 5 assists on the year and averages 18.8 minutes played per contest. Anton Khudobin has 3 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has 148 shots against him and he's given up 11 goals. He's made 137 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Brad Marchand averages 21.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by scoring 8 goals on 24 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have given up 55 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75% this season. That is 28th in the league. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.78% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 22nd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Capitals are 22nd overall with 13 total points this year. They are 15th in the league with 40 goals and 8th in goals allowed with 44. They've had 41 power play chances and scored 8 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 11th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Bruins are 26th with a total of 32 goals scored while they are 20th with 34 goals surrendered this season. They average 29 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.94%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 18th in the league. The Bruins have a total of 13 points this season, which is 20th in the NHL. They have had 11 power play goals on 39 chances for a percentage of 28%. That is 4th overall. They've given up 44 power play opportunities and surrendered 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, ranking 4th when short-handed.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 46.9% as they've tried 708 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 802 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 28th in Corsi percentage. They are 30th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45.3% as they have 517 shots while they've given up 625 attempts on defense. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the year. That puts them 24th and 7th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 411 face-off wins as opposed to 400 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 16th overall in the NHL. On defense Washington has 262 hits and they've blocked 177 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
The Bruins are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 364 face-off wins compared to 350 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That is 12th in the league. On defense Boston has 285 hits and they have blocked 158 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. Boston is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 629 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 645 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.2% ranks 17th as they have 472 attempts while they have given up 487 shots on the defensive end.
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