Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Washington Capitals head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Capitals at -140 and the Flyers at +127. The over/under has been set at 5.
Washington comes into this game having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 39-12-7 and away from home they have a record of 15-7-6. The currently are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 195 goals and surrendered 126 goals for a point differential of +69. The Capitals have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-19 and an over/under record of 25-21-12. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 28-24-7 including 17-9-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 154 goals and surrendered 179 for a goal differential of -25. The Flyers have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-31 while their over/under record sits at 26-26-7.
Marcus Johansson has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 19 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17.2 minutes played per game. Alex Ovechkin has averaged 18.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 27 goals on 220 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 29 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,176 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 1,089 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
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Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 25 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 19.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 150 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Steve Mason has 16 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,099 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 989 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have 85 total points this season. They have scored 195 goals while giving up 126 goals. They have had 174 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Capitals have allowed 198 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.27% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Flyers have a total of 63 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 202 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 177 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 154 goals scored while they've given up 179 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.37%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 3,255 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,111 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 2,416 attempts while they've given up 2,332 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 1,704 face off wins compared to 1,706 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense Washington has 1,238 hits and they've blocked 779 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 3,629 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,298 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.1% as they have 2,644 shots while they've given up 2,339 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 1,822 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,728 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 959 shot attempts and they have 1,490 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 38-19 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 25-21-12 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 23-31 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 26-26-7 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/10/17 LW Andre Burakovsky Hand out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/19/17 C Jordan Weal Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Washington
02/06/17 C Travis Konecny Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -140
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