Wednesday, December 9, 2015
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -120 and the Avalanche at +109. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 14-10-2 and on the road they have a record of 6-6-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 61 goals and given up 62 goals for a point differential of -1. Colorado shows up with a record of 12-15-1 including 4-6-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 77 goals and surrendered 81 for a goal differential of -4.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 6 goals this season with 73 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 12 goals on 74 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 12 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 664 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 615 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 7 goals this season with 68 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 99 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 460 shots against him and has given up 46 goals. He has made 414 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have 30 total points this season. They have scored 60 goals while giving up 61 goals. They have had 92 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Penguins have allowed 88 power play opportunities and given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.66% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 96 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 86 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 77 goals scored while they've given up 81 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.72%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 13-12 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 8-15-3 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 12-16 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 14-13-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/06/15 D Kris Letang Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado
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