Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Washington Capitals travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, January 19, 2017.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 29-9-6 and on the road they have a record of 11-4-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 138 goals and given up 94 goals for a point differential of +44. The Capitals have an overall record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-15 and an over/under record of 18-17-9. St. Louis shows up with a record of 23-17-5 including 16-6-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 128 goals and surrendered 135 for a goal differential of -7. The Blues have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-22 while their over/under record sits at 20-18-7.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 21 goals this season with 170 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 18 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 21% by scoring 14 goals on 66 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 21 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 956 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 889 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Blues. He has 20 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Kevin Shattenkirk has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 9 goals on 88 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Jake Allen has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 841 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 757 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have 64 total points this season. They have scored 138 goals while giving up 94 goals. They have had 134 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Capitals have allowed 157 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.38% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Blues have a total of 51 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 144 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 158 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 128 goals scored while they've given up 135 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.31%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.9% as they've attempted 2,534 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,352 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.5% as they have 1,878 attempts while they've given up 1,771 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 1,321 face off wins compared to 1,285 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense Washington has 928 hits and they've blocked 581 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 2,362 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,316 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 1,759 shots while they've given up 1,718 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 50.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.1% as they've compiled 1,369 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,311 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 598 shot attempts and they have 896 hits as a unit.
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 28-15 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 18-17-9 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 22-22 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 20-18-7 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Injuries
01/16/17 D John Carlson Lower Body "?" Thursday vs St Louis
St. Louis Blues Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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