Thursday, November 10, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +138 and the Penguins at -172. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 6-4-1 and on the road they have a record of 2-3-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 33 goals and given up 22 goals for a point differential of +11. The Wild have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-5 and an over/under record of 3-7-1. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 9-2-2 including 6-0-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 41 goals and surrendered 34 for a goal differential of +7. The Penguins have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 8-4 while their over/under record sits at 6-3-4.
Ryan Suter has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Wild. He has 3 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 4 goals on 28 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 263 shots against him and has given up 13 goals. He has made 250 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 7 goals this season with 31 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Patric Hornqvist has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 4 goals on 51 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 325 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 295 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have 13 total points this season. They have scored 33 goals while giving up 22 goals. They have had 34 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Wild have allowed 31 power play opportunities and given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.26% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%.
The Penguins have a total of 20 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 44 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 51 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 41 goals scored while they've given up 34 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.41%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 556 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 586 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.6% as they have 415 attempts while they've given up 439 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 336 face off wins compared to 337 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense Minnesota has 169 hits and they've blocked 147 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 730 shots at full strength and they've given up 774 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.1% as they have 545 shots while they've given up 565 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.4% as they've compiled 409 face off wins this season and they have suffered 454 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 209 shot attempts and they have 324 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 6-5 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 3-7-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 8-4 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 6-3-4 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/01/16 C Zac Dalpe Knee out 4-6 weeks
10/30/16 D Marco Scandella Ankle out indefinitely
10/30/16 LW Zach Parise Foot out indefinitely
10/28/16 C Erik Haula Foot out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota +138
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