Saturday, November 26, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, November 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +113 and the Penguins at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 10-6-3 and on the road they have a record of 3-6-2. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 46 goals and given up 46 goals for a point differential of 0. The Devils have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-9 and an over/under record of 5-8-6. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 12-5-3 including 7-2-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 60 goals and surrendered 56 for a goal differential of +4. The Penguins have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-8 while their over/under record sits at 10-6-4.
Travis Zajac has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Devils. He has 5 goals this season with 42 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Damon Severson has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 34 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 448 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 412 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patric Hornqvist has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 5 goals this season with 62 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 8 goals on 55 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 461 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 418 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have 23 total points this season. They have scored 46 goals while giving up 46 goals. They have had 62 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Devils have allowed 57 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.90% 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 27 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 67 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 73 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 60 goals scored while they've given up 56 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.08%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 48.9% as they've attempted 983 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,026 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.1% as they have 765 attempts while they've given up 792 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the season. They have 589 face off wins compared to 580 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense New Jersey has 384 hits and they've blocked 234 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 1,197 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,174 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 900 shots while they've given up 859 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 52.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 620 face off wins this season and they have suffered 678 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 315 shot attempts and they have 478 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 8-9 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 5-8-6 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 11-8 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 10-6-4 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
11/25/16 RW Kyle Palmieri Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Detroit
11/16/16 LW Taylor Hall Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/23/16 LW Chris Kunitz Lower Body out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion "?" Friday vs Minnesota
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -125
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