Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Consol Energy Center
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +115 and the Penguins at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 16 games. They have an overall record of 10-3-3 and on the road they have a record of 3-2-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 48 goals and given up 43 goals for a point differential of +5. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 10-7-0 including 5-3-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 36 goals and surrendered 37 for a goal differential of -1.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Wild. He has 3 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 7 goals on 35 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 10 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 403 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 367 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 2 goals this season with 45 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 10% by scoring 4 goals on 41 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 8 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 405 shots against him and has given up 28 goals. He has made 377 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Wild have 23 total points this season. They have scored 48 goals while giving up 43 goals. They have had 56 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Wild have allowed 37 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.09% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have a total of 20 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 57 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 12%. They have allowed 56 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 36 goals scored while they've given up 37 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.03%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 10-6 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 6-6-4 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 9-7 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 3-11-3 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/06/15 LW Zach Parise Knee out indefinitely
11/03/15 RW Justin Fontaine Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/03/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out another 6 weeks
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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