Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -123 and the Hurricanes at +111. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 41 games. They have an overall record of 20-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-9-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 97 goals and given up 100 goals for a point differential of -3. Carolina shows up with a record of 18-18-7 including 9-8-4 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 102 goals and surrendered 118 for a goal differential of -16.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 12 goals this season with 119 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 19 goals on 116 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 904 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 839 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 8 goals this season with 104 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 14 goals on 130 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Cam Ward has 13 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 729 shots against him and has given up 69 goals. He has made 660 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 45 total points this season. They have scored 96 goals while giving up 97 goals. They have had 138 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Penguins have allowed 135 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.32% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 43 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 131 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 104 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 102 goals scored while they've given up 117 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.99%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 19-21 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 13-21-7 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 18-25 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 14-17-12 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/14/15 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
01/09/16 C Victor Rask Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
01/08/16 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss another week
01/06/16 FW Phil Di Giuseppe Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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