Friday, February 12, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, February 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -120 and the Hurricanes at +109. The over/under has been set at 5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 27-19-7 and on the road they have a record of 11-11-3. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and given up 138 goals for a point differential of +1. The Penguins have 7 overtime losses including 3 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 27-26 and an over/under record of 20-23-10. Carolina shows up with a record of 24-21-9 including 12-9-5 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 130 goals and surrendered 144 for a goal differential of -14. The Hurricanes have 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-30 while their over/under record sits at 16-19-19.
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 this year. 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 13 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,157 shots against him and has given up 93 goals. He has made 1,064 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 134 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 15 goals on 163 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Cam Ward has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 846 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 768 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 61 total points this season. They have scored 138 goals while giving up 135 goals. They have had 177 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Penguins have allowed 171 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.98% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 167 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 134 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 130 goals scored while they've given up 142 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.98%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 51.4% as they've attempted 3,074 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,905 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.4% as they have 2,337 attempts while they've given up 2,214 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the season. They have 1,703 face off wins compared to 1,677 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,323 hits and they've blocked 691 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,167 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 2,342 shots while they've given up 2,080 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 55.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 1,656 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,431 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 628 shot attempts and they have 1,003 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 27-26 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-23-10 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 24-30 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 16-19-19 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
02/10/16 D Trevor Daley Upper Body injured last game, "?" Friday vs Carolina
02/09/16 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body out indefinitely
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
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
02/11/16 D Justin Faulk Leg "?" Friday vs. Pittsburgh
02/09/16 RW Kris Versteeg Illness expected to miss
02/03/16 D Brett Pesce Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina
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