Sunday, January 17, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +137 and the Penguins at -151. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 46 games. They have an overall record of 20-18-8 and on the road they have a record of 10-10-3. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 111 goals and given up 124 goals for a point differential of -13. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 20-16-7 including 10-7-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 103 goals and surrendered 108 for a goal differential of -5.
Eric Staal has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 116 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 136 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Cam Ward has 14 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 776 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 702 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 12 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 19 goals on 121 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 950 shots against him and has given up 73 goals. He has made 877 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 48 total points this season. They have scored 111 goals while giving up 123 goals. They have had 140 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Hurricanes have allowed 110 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.13% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have a total of 47 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 143 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 143 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 102 goals scored while they've given up 105 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.41%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-26 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 14-17-15 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 19-23 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 14-21-8 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/14/15 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
01/14/16 C Nick Bonino Hand out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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