Thursday, February 18, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at -110 and the Penguins at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Detroit comes into this matchup having played 57 games. They have an overall record of 29-19-9 and on the road they have a record of 14-9-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 146 goals and given up 147 goals for a point differential of -1. The Red Wings have 9 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-28 and an over/under record of 20-27-10. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 28-19-8 including 16-8-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 142 goals and surrendered 141 for a goal differential of +1. The Penguins have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-27 while their over/under record sits at 20-25-10.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 18 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 12 goals on 133 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 22 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,083 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 1,007 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 24 goals this season with 166 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 29 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 23 goals on 140 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 22 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,215 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1,120 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have 67 total points this season. They have scored 145 goals while giving up 143 goals. They have had 185 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Red Wings have allowed 191 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.75% 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 64 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 180 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 177 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 140 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.83%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 50.9% as they've attempted 3,024 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,914 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 2,283 attempts while they've given up 2,298 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the season. They have 1,623 face off wins compared to 1,630 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense Detroit has 1,125 hits and they've blocked 616 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 3,187 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,030 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 2,419 shots while they've given up 2,306 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 51.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,754 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,740 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 724 shot attempts and they have 1,371 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 29-28 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 20-27-10 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 27-27 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-25-10 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
02/15/16 D Jonathan Ericsson Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Pittsburgh
02/02/16 D Niklas Kronwall Knee expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/11/16 LW Drew Miller Knee out 4-6 months
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
02/09/16 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body out indefinitely
02/04/16 RW Eric Fehr Lower Body out a month
02/02/16 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder out indefinitely
01/23/16 D David Warsofsky Concussion out indefinitely
01/14/16 C Nick Bonino Hand out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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