Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 35 games. They have an overall record of 22-8-5 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 100 goals for a point differential of +21. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-13 and an over/under record of 22-9-4. New Jersey shows up with a record of 13-14-7 including 9-2-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 80 goals and surrendered 102 for a goal differential of -22. The Devils have a record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-21 while their over/under record sits at 12-11-11.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 14 goals this season with 109 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 24 goals on 103 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 9 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 651 shots against him and has given up 62 goals. He has made 589 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Damon Severson has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Devils. He has 3 goals this season with 49 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Travis Zajac has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 8 goals on 68 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 791 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 716 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 49 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 100 goals. They have had 126 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Penguins have allowed 121 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 35 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.88% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have a total of 33 points on the season. They have 17 power play goals on 108 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 102 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 80 goals scored while they've given up 102 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.38%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 51.3% as they've attempted 2,152 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,041 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.3% as they have 1,632 attempts while they've given up 1,487 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 1,083 face off wins compared to 1,150 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.5%. On defense Pittsburgh has 857 hits and they've blocked 554 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 1,693 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,906 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.8% as they have 1,295 shots while they've given up 1,471 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 48.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.7% as they've compiled 1,029 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,043 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 435 shot attempts and they have 715 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-13 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 22-9-4 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 11-21 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 12-11-11 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/19/16 RW Tom Kuhnhackl Lower Body out indefinitely
12/17/16 D Trevor Daley Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
12/15/16 D Kris Letang Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/22/16 C Jacob Josefson Concussion out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey
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