Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +123 and the Capitals at -136. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 8 games. They have an overall record of 4-4-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and given up 16 goals for a point differential of -3. Washington shows up with a record of 6-1-0 including 3-1-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 29 goals and surrendered 18 for a goal differential of +11.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 3 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 1 goal this season with 23 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 21 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 14% by scoring 3 goals on 22 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has a total of 4 wins and 4 losses this season in the crease for the Penguins. He has faced 237 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has tallied 221 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 5 goals this season with 32 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. John Carlson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 2 goals on 14 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Braden Holtby has a total of 5 wins and 1 loss this season in the crease for the Capitals. He has faced 144 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has tallied 132 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 8 total points this season. They have scored 13 goals while giving up 16 goals. They have had 28 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 7%. The Penguins have allowed 26 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 4.98% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have a total of 12 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 22 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 32%. They have allowed 24 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 29 goals scored while they've given up 18 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 14.01%. As a team they give up 24 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 4-4 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 0-6-2 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 6-1 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 3-3-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/16/15 RW Beau Bennett Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/06/15 RW Eric Fehr Elbow out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
10/27/15 RW Justin Williams Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Pittsburgh
10/09/15 C Chris Brown Hand expected to miss 2-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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