Thursday, November 19, 2015
Consol Energy Center
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +151 and the Penguins at -167. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 18 games. They have an overall record of 7-10-1 and on the road they have a record of 5-5-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 50 goals and given up 50 goals for a point differential of 0. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 11-7-0 including 6-3-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 40 goals and surrendered 40 for a goal differential of 0.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 5 goals this season with 42 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 8 goals on 66 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 3 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 281 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 250 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 2 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 6 goals on 45 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 9 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 434 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 403 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have 15 total points this season. They have scored 50 goals while giving up 50 goals. They have had 70 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Avalanche have allowed 61 power play opportunities and given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.51% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have a total of 22 points on the season. They have 9 power play goals on 63 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 62 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 40 goals scored while they've given up 40 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.39%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-11 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 9-8-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 10-7 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 4-11-3 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/18/15 LW Gabriel Landeskog Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
11/18/15 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
11/17/15 C John Mitchell Oblique "?" Thursday vs Pittsburgh
11/10/15 LW Alex Tanguay Knee out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/18/15 D Olli Maatta Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Colorado
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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