Thursday, October 29, 2015
Consol Energy Center
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, October 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +180 and the Penguins at -200. The over/under has been set at 5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 3-6-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 29 goals for a point differential of -9. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 4-4-0 including 3-2-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and surrendered 16 for a goal differential of -3.
Evander Kane has accumulated 3 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 1 goal this season with 28 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan O'Reilly has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 3 goals on 21 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 3 wins and 5 losses on the year in net for the Sabres. He has given up 23 goals on the 198 shots he has faced. He has 175 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 3 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 1 goal this season with 23 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 3 goals on 22 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 4 wins and 4 losses on the year in net for the Penguins. He has given up 16 goals on the 237 shots he has faced. He has 221 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sabres have 6 total points this season. They have scored 20 goals while giving up 29 goals. They have had 36 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Sabres have allowed 23 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 70%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.07% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 88%.
The Penguins have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 2 power play goals on 28 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 7%. They have allowed 26 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 13 goals scored while they've given up 16 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 4.98%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 2-6 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 4-4 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 0-6-2 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/26/15 LW Evander Kane Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/21/15 D Zach Bogosian Lower Body out indefinitely
10/09/15 GO Robin Lehner Ankle out 6-8 weeks
10/07/15 D Bobby Sanguinetti Upper Body out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/28/15 RW Beau Bennett Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Washington
10/06/15 RW Eric Fehr Elbow out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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