Sunday, February 19, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Washington Capitals travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -155 and the Rangers at +140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Washington comes into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 39-11-6 and on the road they have a record of 15-6-5. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 192 goals and given up 121 goals for a point differential of +71. The Capitals have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-17 and an over/under record of 25-19-12. New York shows up with a record of 37-19-1 including 18-11-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 151 for a goal differential of +43. The Rangers have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-20 while their over/under record sits at 31-21-5.
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Marcus Johansson has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 19 goals this season with 83 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Alex Ovechkin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 26 goals on 212 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 29 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,153 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 1,068 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 11 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 104 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 26 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,196 shots against him and has given up 107 goals. He has made 1,089 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have 84 total points this season. They have scored 192 goals while giving up 121 goals. They have had 167 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Capitals have allowed 194 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.55% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Rangers have a total of 75 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 169 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 153 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 194 goals scored while they've given up 151 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.49%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 3,140 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,004 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 2,328 attempts while they've given up 2,249 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 1,647 face off wins compared to 1,641 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Washington has 1,194 hits and they've blocked 755 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 3,115 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,265 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.1% as they have 2,368 shots while they've given up 2,358 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 1,588 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,751 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 907 shot attempts and they have 1,179 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 38-17 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 25-19-12 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 35-20 straight up
The New York Rangers are 31-21-5 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/10/17 LW Andre Burakovsky Hand out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
02/17/17 D Kevin Klein Flu "?" Sunday vs. Washington
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York +140
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