Saturday, February 4, 2017
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The Washington Capitals travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -113 and the Canadiens at -107. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 34-11-6 and on the road they have a record of 14-6-5. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 167 goals and given up 112 goals for a point differential of +55. The Capitals have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-17 and an over/under record of 23-19-9. Montreal shows up with a record of 30-15-7 including 18-5-3 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 130 for a goal differential of +26. The Canadiens have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-22 while their over/under record sits at 22-21-9.
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Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 25 goals this season with 197 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 22 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 20% by scoring 15 goals on 74 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 25 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,069 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 993 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Alexander Radulov has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 27 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 24 goals on 161 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Carey Price has 23 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,155 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,065 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have 74 total points this season. They have scored 167 goals while giving up 112 goals. They have had 154 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Capitals have allowed 180 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.03% 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 67 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 156 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 183 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 130 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.09%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.2% as they've attempted 2,881 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,745 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 2,138 attempts while they've given up 2,072 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the season. They have 1,524 face off wins compared to 1,487 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense Washington has 1,067 hits and they've blocked 673 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 2,970 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,890 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 2,158 shots while they've given up 2,099 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 48.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,602 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,587 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 791 shot attempts and they have 1,067 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 33-17 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 23-19-9 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 29-22 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 22-21-9 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/03/17 RW Justin Williams Lower Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Montreal
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
01/04/17 RW Brendan Gallagher Hand expected to miss 8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal -107
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