Saturday, December 3, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +184 and the Penguins at -205. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Detroit comes into this matchup having played 24 games. They have an overall record of 11-10-3 and on the road they have a record of 5-4-1. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 58 goals and given up 61 goals for a point differential of -3. The Red Wings have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-13 and an over/under record of 9-12-3. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 14-7-3 including 9-2-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 75 goals and surrendered 72 for a goal differential of +3. The Penguins have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-10 while their over/under record sits at 14-6-4.
Mike Green has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 4 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Gustav Nyquist has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 4 goals on 46 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 419 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 380 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 9 goals this season with 70 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 16 goals on 64 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 532 shots against him and has given up 51 goals. He has made 481 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Red Wings have 25 total points this season. They have scored 58 goals while giving up 61 goals. They have had 85 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Red Wings have allowed 76 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.80% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have a total of 31 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 83 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 86 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 75 goals scored while they've given up 72 goals to this point. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.15%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 47% as they've attempted 1,190 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,344 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.5% as they have 899 attempts while they've given up 1,035 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 726 face off wins compared to 682 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense Detroit has 471 hits and they've blocked 309 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 1,471 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,417 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 1,106 shots while they've given up 1,030 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 757 face off wins this season and they have suffered 806 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 387 shot attempts and they have 564 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 8-13 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 9-12-3 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 12-10 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 14-6-4 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
11/28/16 D Brendan Smith Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/28/16 LW Tyler Bertuzzi Ankle expected to miss 3-5 weeks
11/26/16 GO Jimmy Howard Groin out indefinitely
11/21/16 D Alexey Marchenko Shoulder out indefinitely
11/16/16 C Darren Helm Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/11/16 C Andreas Athanasiou Knee out indefinitely
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/23/16 LW Chris Kunitz Lower Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -205
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