Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Washington Capitals travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Capitals at -260 and the Maple Leafs at +231.
Washington comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 52-18-8 and on the road they have a record of 21-12-6. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 254 goals and given up 178 goals for a point differential of +76. The Capitals have an overall record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 50-26 and an over/under record of 36-28-14. Toronto shows up with a record of 38-24-15 including 20-10-7 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 238 goals and surrendered 226 for a goal differential of +12. The Maple Leafs have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-39 while their over/under record sits at 35-38-4.
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Valuable Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 50-26 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 36-28-14 against the over/under
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 37-39 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 35-38-4 against the over/under
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out indefinitely
04/02/17 LW Josh Leivo Undisclosed "?" Monday vs. Buffalo
04/02/17 RW Nikita Soshnikov Undisclosed "?" Monday vs. Buffalo
03/23/17 C Eric Fehr Hand out indefinitely
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 33 goals this season with 300 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 18.4 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 19% by scoring 23 goals on 120 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 41 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,651 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,525 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Auston Matthews has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 38 goals this season with 262 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 30 goals on 223 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 32 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 1,996 shots against him and has given up 162 goals. He has made 1,834 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have 112 total points this season. They have scored 254 goals while giving up 178 goals. They have had 235 power play opportunities and have scored 55 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Capitals have allowed 265 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.75% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have a total of 91 points on the season. They have 54 power play goals on 227 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 241 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Capitals have a total of 238 goals scored while they've given up 226 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.69%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Washington has a Corsi percentage of 51.3% as they've attempted 4,416 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,186 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.4% as they have 3,307 attempts while they've given up 3,132 shots on the defensive end. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 2,296 face off wins compared to 2,291 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Washington has 1,656 hits and they've blocked 1,054 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 4,657 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 3,506 shots while they've given up 3,590 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 49.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.4% as they've compiled 2,341 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,394 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 1,118 shot attempts and they have 1,838 hits as a unit.
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