Washington Capitals vs Nashville Predators Hockey Betting Tips 10/10/2019
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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The Washington Capitals travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
Washington has a record of 2-0-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-0-0. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 10 goals and given up 10 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-2 and an over/under record of 1-2-0. Nashville is 2-1-0 including 1-0-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 13 goals and surrendered 9 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 2-1 while their over/under record is 3-0-0.
Valuable Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 2-2 straight up this year
The Washington Capitals are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 2-1 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 3-0-0 against the over/under this season
The Washington Capitals will need a bounce back game after taking a 4 - 3 defeat to the Dallas Stars in their previous contest. The Capitals had a middle of the road offensive performance in the loss. For this outing, they finished 3 out of the 32 shots they tried. In addition, they had 5 power play chances but didn't get a goal. Washington had 8 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Capitals sat at 108 and the Corsi against was 59 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 64.7%. Their Fenwick sat at 86 and the Fenwick against sat at 41, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 67.7%. They earned 65 face-off wins and were beaten on 53 tries to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 49.1% and they had a PDO at even strength of 97.3 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Dallas Stars tallied a total of 26 shots. They finished with 10 minutes in the box and they notched 4 power play chances.
The Nashville Predators faced the San Jose Sharks in an outing where the Predators took home the victory by a tally of 5 - 2. In their game, Nashville went home with a 29.5% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 31 while the opposition had a Corsi of 74. Their Fenwick rate came in at 30.7% with a Fenwick of 27 and the Sharks earning a 61 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Nashville played and they looked good in this game. They had a PDO at even strength of 118.9 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 20.7%. The Predators netted 5 goals of the 25 shots on goal they took. They had 5 power play chances in this one and were able to notch 1 out of those attempts. Regarding their opponent, the Sharks had 3 power play attempts and used that advantage to score 1 goal on that opportunity. Nashville gave way to 35 shots on goal and the Sharks earned a total of 15 penalty mins.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have 6 total points this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NHL. They are 10th in the league in goals scored with 10 while they've given up 10 goals, ranking them 10th overall. They have had 16 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 22nd in the NHL. The Capitals have allowed 11 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, putting them 13th in the league when short-handed. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.81% for the season. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 17th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 11th in the NHL with a total of 4 points this year. They have 2 power play goals on 9 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks them 18th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 8 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. That is 18th in the NHL. As a team, the Predators are 5th in the league with 13 goals scored while they've given up 9 goals, which is 14th overall. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 13.13%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Washington is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 65.8%, as they've attempted 300 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 156 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 67.9% as they have 231 attempts while they have given up 109 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 1st in the league. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 176 face-off wins compared to 170 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.9%. That ranks them 13th in the league. On defense Washington has 118 hits and they have blocked 47 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Predators are 19th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season, which is 13th in the NHL. They have 101 face-off wins compared to 84 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54.6%. That is 6th in the league. On defense Nashville has 49 hits and they have blocked 40 shots from the opposition, which is 17th in the league. Nashville is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.7% as they've attempted 190 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 151 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 57% ranks 6th as they have 147 attempts while they have given up 111 shots on the defensive end.
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