Saturday, March 11, 2017
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The Washington Capitals travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -115 and the Kings at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 44-15-7 and on the road they have a record of 17-9-6. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 214 goals and given up 143 goals for a point differential of +71. The Capitals have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 43-22 and an over/under record of 28-25-13. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 32-28-6 including 18-12-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 166 for a goal differential of -2. The Kings have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-34 while their over/under record sits at 19-29-18.
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Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 27 goals this season with 242 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 21 goals on 101 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 34 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,352 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 1,254 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Kings. He has 8 goals this season with 124 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20.7 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 30 goals on 208 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 16 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 921 shots against him and has given up 83 goals. He has made 838 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have 95 total points this season. They have scored 214 goals while giving up 143 goals. They have had 199 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Capitals have allowed 225 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.88% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Kings have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 189 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 196 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 164 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.96%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 3,703 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,552 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51% as they have 2,749 attempts while they've given up 2,642 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 1,949 face off wins compared to 1,933 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense has 1,423 hits and they've blocked 910 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,015 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,309 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 2,958 shots while they've given up 2,453 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 56.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 1,998 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,975 face off losses. On defense has blocked 856 shot attempts and they have 1,930 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 43-22 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 28-25-13 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 30-34 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 19-29-18 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/10/17 LW Andre Burakovsky Hand out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
03/10/17 C Jordan Nolan Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Washington
03/10/17 C Nick Shore Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Washington
02/23/17 D Paul La Due Upper Body out indefinitely
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +104
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