Toronto Maple Leafs at Pittsburgh Penguins 11/26/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 11/25/2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM ET
Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh
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The Toronto Maple Leafs will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. This game will take place at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Toronto comes into the game with 11-8-2 record overall. The Maple Leafs have 24 points, and are in fifth place in the Atlantic Division. For the Penguins, they lead the Metropolitan Division. The Penguins hold a 14-4-2 record; for 30 points. Only Montreal has more points in the East.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the top scoring team in all of the NHL. Pittsburgh is scoring 3.5 goals per game. The Penguins have also been effective defensively, as they are allowing 2.3 goals per game. Sidney Crosby has 18 assists and 8 goals on the season for the Penguins. Pittsburgh beat Boston on Monday night after Evgeni Malkin scored his 10th goal of the season in overtime. Pittsburgh used 29 saves from Marc-Andre Fluery.
Toronto has won two straight games. The Maple Leafs beat Detroit on 4-1 on Saturday behind 27 saves from Jonathan Bernier. The goaltender is allowing 2.54 goals per game. The Maple Leafs scored three unanswered goals in the third period, and used Tyler Bozak’s unassisted goal as the game winner. Toronto’s leading scorer has been right wing Phil Kessel. He has scored 11 goals and dished out 12 assists on the season.
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
Toronto Maple Leafs are 11-10-0 Against the Spread
Toronto Maple Leafs are 11-10-0 against the Over/Under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Penguins are 14-6-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Penguins are 8-9-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Toronto Maple Leafs
11/22/14 D Roman Polak Undisclosed out indefinitely
11/06/14 RW Carter Ashton Suspension expected to miss 20 games; eligible to return Dec 20 vs Philadelphia
10/31/14 LW Joffrey Lupul Hand out indefinitely
10/18/14 RW Brandon Kozun Ankle expected to miss 6 weeks
10/17/14 LW David Booth Foot out indefinitely
11/18/14 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot out for season
11/01/14 D Derrick Pouliot Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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