Washington Capitals at Nashville Predators NHL Parlay 1/15/2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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The Washington Capitals head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Capitals at +138 and the Predators at -180.
Washington has a record of 27-12-5 this year. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 154 goals and surrendered 128 goals for a point differential of +26. For the year they have an ATS mark of 27-17-0 and an over/under record of 22-19-0. Nashville has a record of 27-16-4 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 145 goals and given up 122 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread is 27-20-0 while their over/under mark is 23-23-0.
Valuable Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 27-17-0 straight up this year
The Washington Capitals are 22-19-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 27-20-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 23-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
12/14/18 D Christian Djoos Lower Body is out indefinitely
01/14/19 C Lars Eller Upper Body is probable Monday vs St. Louis
01/13/19 GO Braden Holtby Upper Body left last game, is questionable Monday vs St. Louis
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
12/27/18 D Yannick Weber Undisclosed IR (12/27)
01/07/19 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/01/19 C Kyle Turris Lower Body IR (01/01)
Braden Holtby has 17 wins and 10 losses this season in goal for the Capitals. He has 957 shots against him and he's surrendered 84 goals. He's made 873 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Alex Ovechkin has scored 50 total points this year for the Capitals. He has 32 goals this season with 176 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 18 assists on the year and averages 21.2 minutes played per contest. Nicklas Backstrom averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 11 goals on 86 attempts. He has 34 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the year.
Ryan Johansen has 40 total points this season for the Predators. He has 8 goals this year with 80 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 32 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Pekka Rinne has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 907 shots against him and he's given up 77 goals. He's made 830 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Roman Josi averages 25.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by scoring 7 goals on 168 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have given up 158 power play opportunities and surrendered 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78% this season. That is 24th in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.85% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 11th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Capitals are 6th overall with 59 total points this year. They are 7th in the league with 154 goals and 23rd in goals allowed with 128. They've had 134 power play chances and scored 28 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Predators are 11th with a total of 145 goals scored while they are 28th with 122 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.51%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 9th in the league. The Predators have a total of 58 points this season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have had 23 power play goals on 157 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 26th overall. They've given up 142 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 17th when short-handed.
Washington is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.6%, as they've attempted 2,499 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,645 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.9% as they have 1,883 attempts while they have given up 1,966 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 21st in the league. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time, which is 20th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 1,209 face-off wins compared to 1,397 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.4%. That ranks them 31st in the league. On defense Washington has 977 hits and they have blocked 679 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Predators are 8th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 1,501 face-off wins compared to 1,391 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.9%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Nashville has 857 hits and they have blocked 626 shots from the opposition, which is 21st in the league. Nashville is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.1% as they've attempted 2,812 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,488 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.2% ranks 4th as they have 2,117 attempts while they have given up 1,862 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nashville -180 and over 6 total goals
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