Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +106 and the Canadiens at -117. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 19-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 9-9-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 94 goals and given up 99 goals for a point differential of -5. Montreal shows up with a record of 23-16-3 including 12-6-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 121 goals and surrendered 104 for a goal differential of +17.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 12 goals this season with 117 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 17% by scoring 19 goals on 114 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 14 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 870 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 806 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 8 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 17 goals on 164 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Mike Condon has 12 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 632 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 574 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 43 total points this season. They have scored 93 goals while giving up 96 goals. They have had 134 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Penguins have allowed 131 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 7.27% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 140 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 138 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 119 goals scored while they've given up 103 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.12%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 18-21 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 13-20-7 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-19 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 19-16-6 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
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/26/15 D Tom Gilbert Lower Body out indefinitely
11/30/15 GO Carey Price Knee out 6 weeks
01/03/16 RW Dale Weise Upper Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal
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