Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The New York Rangers travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +105 and the Penguins at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 30-18-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-13-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 153 goals and given up 137 goals for a point differential of +16. The Rangers have 5 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-3-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-23 and an over/under record of 23-21-9. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 27-18-7 including 16-7-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and surrendered 135 for a goal differential of +4. The Penguins have 7 losses in OT and 3 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 27-25 while their over/under record sits at 20-22-10.
Rick Nash has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 21 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 16% by scoring 18 goals on 110 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 26 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1334 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1229 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 24 goals this season with 161 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. 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 21 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1136 shots against him and has given up 91 goals. He has made 1045 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have 65 total points this season. They have scored 150 goals while giving up 135 goals. They have had 151 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Rangers have allowed 160 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.59% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have a total of 61 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 175 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 170 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 138 goals scored while they've given up 132 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.14%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.2% as they've attempted 2,564 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,756 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.2% as they have 1,937 attempts while they've given up 2,000 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 1,381 face off wins compared to 1,383 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense New York has 1,292 hits and they've blocked 756 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 2,705 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,608 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.9% as they have 2,051 shots while they've given up 1,980 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 51.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 1,501 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,484 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 628 shot attempts and they have 1,177 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 29-23 straight up
The New York Rangers are 23-21-9 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 27-25 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-22-10 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
02/09/16 LW Rick Nash Knee is downgraded to expected to miss Wednesday vs. Pittsburgh
02/09/16 D Ryan McDonagh Concussion out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
02/09/16 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs NY Rangers
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
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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