Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +125 and the Bruins at -138. The over/under has been set at 5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 29 games. They have an overall record of 15-11-3 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 68 goals and given up 71 goals for a point differential of -3. Boston shows up with a record of 16-9-4 including 6-7-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 93 goals and surrendered 80 for a goal differential of +13.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 6 goals this season with 83 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 14 goals on 90 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 13 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 764 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 707 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 9 goals this season with 97 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. David Krejci has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 9 goals on 59 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 604 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 551 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 33 total points this season. They have scored 67 goals while giving up 69 goals. They have had 98 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Penguins have allowed 99 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.42% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Bruins have a total of 36 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 81 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 30%. They have allowed 107 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 92 goals scored while they've given up 79 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.41%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 14-14 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 9-15-5 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 15-13 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 15-12-2 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/14/15 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
12/11/15 D Kris Letang Upper Body out indefinitely
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/09/15 LW Joonas Kemppainen Upper Body expected to miss at least 3 games
11/04/15 RW David Pastrnak Foot out indefinitely
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg expected to miss 6-8 months
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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