Monday, January 9, 2017
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The Washington Capitals travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, January 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -103 and the Canadiens at -117. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 39 games. They have an overall record of 25-9-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-4-4. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 111 goals and given up 83 goals for a point differential of +28. The Capitals have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-14 and an over/under record of 15-16-8. Montreal shows up with a record of 25-9-6 including 15-3-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 124 goals and surrendered 93 for a goal differential of +31. The Canadiens have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-15 while their over/under record sits at 17-16-7.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 18 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 12 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 23% by scoring 14 goals on 62 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 18 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 851 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 792 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Alexander Radulov has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 10 goals this season with 88 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 19 goals on 127 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Carey Price has 20 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 840 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 781 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have 55 total points this season. They have scored 111 goals while giving up 83 goals. They have had 122 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Capitals have allowed 140 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.43% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Canadiens have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 128 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 147 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 124 goals scored while they've given up 93 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.96%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 2,255 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,048 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 1,677 attempts while they've given up 1,558 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 1,166 face off wins compared to 1,163 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Washington has 805 hits and they've blocked 490 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 2,347 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,240 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 1,722 shots while they've given up 1,628 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 1,254 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,258 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 612 shot attempts and they have 868 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 24-14 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 15-16-8 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 24-15 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 17-16-7 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
01/07/17 RW T.J. Oshie Upper Body injured last game, "?" Monday vs Montreal
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/16/16 C Andrew Shaw Concussion out indefinitely
12/10/16 D Greg Pateryn Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
12/07/16 C David Desharnais Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/07/17 C Alex Galchenyuk Knee "?" Monday vs Washington
01/07/17 D Andrei Markov Groin "?" Monday vs Washington
01/07/17 LW Paul Byron Concussion "?" Monday vs Washington
01/04/17 RW Brendan Gallagher Hand expected to miss 8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -103
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