Thursday, December 31, 2015
Joe Louis Arena
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Joe Louis Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, December 31, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +128 and the Red Wings at -141. The over/under has been set at 5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 35 games. They have an overall record of 17-15-3 and on the road they have a record of 8-8-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 79 goals and given up 86 goals for a point differential of -7. Detroit shows up with a record of 18-12-7 including 11-7-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 94 goals and surrendered 98 for a goal differential of -4.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 7 goals this season with 100 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 17 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 17% by scoring 17 goals on 101 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 30 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%.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 13 goals this season with 102 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 6 goals on 85 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 654 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 606 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Penguins have 37 total points this season. They have scored 78 goals while giving up 84 goals. They have had 117 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Penguins have allowed 120 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.07% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have a total of 43 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 121 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 121 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 93 goals scored while they've given up 96 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.72%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 16-18 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 11-19-5 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 17-19 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 12-17-8 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/27/15 D Kris Letang Head "?" Wednesday vs Toronto
12/15/15 GO Marc-Andre Fleury Concussion out indefinitely
12/14/15 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
12/29/15 D Jonathan Ericsson Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Pittsburgh
12/04/15 LW Drew Miller Jaw expected to miss 6 weeks
12/04/15 LW Teemu Pulkkinen Shoulder out 6-8 weeks
10/24/15 D Kyle Quincey Ankle out until mid-February
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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