Monday, November 21, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The New York Rangers travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, November 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -105 and the Penguins at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 18 games. They have an overall record of 13-5-0 and on the road they have a record of 5-3-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 74 goals and given up 42 goals for a point differential of +32. The Rangers have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-5 and an over/under record of 11-6-1. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 11-4-3 including 7-1-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 52 goals and surrendered 50 for a goal differential of +2. The Penguins have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-7 while their over/under record sits at 8-6-4.
Mika Zibanejad has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 4 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 7 goals on 41 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 9 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 359 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 329 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 8 goals this season with 49 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 8 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 5 goals on 62 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 426 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 387 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have 26 total points this season. They have scored 74 goals while giving up 42 goals. They have had 56 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Rangers have allowed 49 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 14.20% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 62 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 69 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 52 goals scored while they've given up 50 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.78%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 953 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,007 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 732 attempts while they've given up 719 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 45.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.1% for the season. They have 530 face off wins compared to 545 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense New York has 316 hits and they've blocked 288 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 1,072 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,081 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 810 shots while they've given up 786 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 51.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.5% as they've compiled 563 face off wins this season and they have suffered 622 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 295 shot attempts and they have 432 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 13-5 straight up
The New York Rangers are 11-6-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 10-7 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 8-6-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
11/20/16 RW Josh Jooris Shoulder is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Florida
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back is downgraded to expected to miss Sunday vs. Florida
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/19/16 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion "?" Monday vs NY Rangers
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York -105
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