Tuesday, January 5, 2015
Consol Energy Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, January 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -107 and the Penguins at -103. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 23-13-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-8-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 111 goals and given up 97 goals for a point differential of +14. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 19-15-4 including 10-7-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 91 goals and surrendered 93 for a goal differential of -2.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 23 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 13 goals on 91 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 20 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 930 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 860 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 11 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 18 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 17% by scoring 18 goals on 109 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 804 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 745 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Blackhawks have 50 total points this season. They have scored 110 goals while giving up 97 goals. They have had 123 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Blackhawks have allowed 113 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.94% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have a total of 42 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 129 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 126 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 90 goals scored while they've given up 90 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.35%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 22-17 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 14-19-6 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 18-19 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 13-19-6 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 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
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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