Saturday, January 21, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Washington Capitals travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -145 and the Stars at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 45 games. They have an overall record of 30-9-6 and on the road they have a record of 12-4-5. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 145 goals and given up 97 goals for a point differential of +48. The Capitals have an overall record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-15 and an over/under record of 19-17-9. Dallas shows up with a record of 19-20-8 including 12-7-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 126 goals and surrendered 147 for a goal differential of -21. The Stars have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-28 while their over/under record sits at 22-25-0.
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Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 21 goals this season with 172 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18 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 22% by scoring 15 goals on 67 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 22 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 981 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 911 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Jason Spezza has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Stars. He has 7 goals this season with 86 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 16 goals on 165 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 9 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 753 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 679 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have 66 total points this season. They have scored 145 goals while giving up 97 goals. They have had 136 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Capitals have allowed 158 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.76% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Stars have a total of 46 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 158 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 161 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 147 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.97%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've attempted 2,563 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,400 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.2% as they have 1,901 attempts while they've given up 1,809 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 1,344 face off wins compared to 1,320 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Washington has 951 hits and they've blocked 591 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 2,749 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,809 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 2,057 shots while they've given up 2,037 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 47.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 1,464 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,510 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 772 shot attempts and they have 924 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 29-15 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 19-17-9 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 19-28 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 22-25-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
01/19/17 D John Carlson Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Dallas
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/07/16 D Julius Honka Wrist out indefinitely
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
01/19/17 D Johnny Oduya Ankle "?" Saturday vs Washington
01/12/17 D Jamie Oleksiak Hand out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +131
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