Saturday, March 26, 2016
Joe Louis Arena
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Joe Louis Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -126 and the Red Wings at +114. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 73 games. They have an overall record of 40-25-8 and on the road they have a record of 17-14-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 204 goals and given up 182 goals for a point differential of +22. The Penguins have 8 overtime losses including 4 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 38-33 and an over/under record of 30-30-13. Detroit shows up with a record of 37-26-11 including 19-12-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 190 goals and surrendered 199 for a goal differential of -9. The Red Wings have 11 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-37 while their over/under record sits at 28-34-12.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 76 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 31 goals this season with 216 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kris Letang has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 14 goals on 189 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 32 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,591 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,465 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 21 goals this season with 200 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 13 goals on 186 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 27 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,406 shots against him and has given up 109 goals. He has made 1,297 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 88 total points this season. They have scored 201 goals while giving up 178 goals. They have had 235 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Penguins have allowed 228 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.35% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 42 power play goals on 237 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 245 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 188 goals scored while they've given up 194 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.51%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 4,290 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,894 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.3% as they have 3,234 attempts while they've given up 2,945 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 2,307 face off wins compared to 2,263 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,766 hits and they've blocked 949 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 4,036 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,802 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.4% as they have 3,050 shots while they've given up 3,005 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 2,151 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,134 face off losses. On defense Detroit has blocked 797 shot attempts and they have 1,498 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 38-33 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 30-30-13 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 36-37 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 28-34-12 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
03/16/16 LW Scott Wilson Ankle out indefinitely
03/13/16 C Evgeni Malkin Hand expected to miss 6-8 weeks
03/04/16 C Kevin Porter Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW Drew Miller Knee out 4-6 months
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.