Sunday, March 6, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, March 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -143 and the Devils at +120. The over/under has been set at 5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 64 games. They have an overall record of 33-22-8 and on the road they have a record of 13-13-4. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 173 goals and given up 165 goals for a point differential of +8. The Penguins have 8 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-30 and an over/under record of 26-26-12. New Jersey shows up with a record of 31-28-7 including 15-14-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 147 goals and surrendered 164 for a goal differential of -17. The Devils have 7 losses in OT and 6 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-35 while their over/under record sits at 21-30-15.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 26 goals this season with 178 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 25 goals on 151 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 27 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,395 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1,287 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Mike Cammalleri has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Devils. He has 14 goals this season with 101 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Adam Henrique has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 23 goals on 124 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 26 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,525 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,408 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 74 total points this season. They have scored 169 goals while giving up 157 goals. They have had 201 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Penguins have allowed 196 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.20% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Devils have a total of 69 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 202 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 207 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 145 goals scored while they've given up 158 goals to this point. They average 25 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.90%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've attempted 3,666 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,435 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.5% as they have 2,774 attempts while they've given up 2,611 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 2,009 face off wins compared to 1,958 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,545 hits and they've blocked 824 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 2,919 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,378 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.1% as they have 2,258 shots while they've given up 2,537 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 47.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.8% as they've compiled 1,770 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,010 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 841 shot attempts and they have 1,496 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 32-30 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 26-26-12 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 31-35 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 21-30-15 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
03/04/16 C Kevin Porter Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
02/23/16 D Ben Lovejoy Upper Body out indefinitely
02/04/16 RW Eric Fehr Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/02/16 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/29/15 LW Patrik Elias Knee out indefinitely
03/05/16 GO Cory Schneider Groin is downgraded to expected to miss Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
03/05/16 D David Warsofsky Lower Body "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
02/11/16 LW Michael Cammalleri Hand out indefinitely
01/23/16 C Jiri Tlusty Wrist out for season
Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey
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