Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -147 and the Islanders at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 13-6-3 and on the road they have a record of 5-4-2. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 66 goals and given up 65 goals for a point differential of +1. The Penguins have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-9 and an over/under record of 12-6-4. New York shows up with a record of 7-10-4 including 6-4-3 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 51 goals and surrendered 64 for a goal differential of -13. The Islanders have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-14 while their over/under record sits at 8-9-4.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 15 goals this season with 59 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 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 13% by scoring 8 goals on 62 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 497 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 448 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Brock Nelson has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 5 goals this season with 40 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 64 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 3 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 425 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 384 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have 29 total points this season. They have scored 66 goals while giving up 65 goals. They have had 75 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Penguins have allowed 79 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.85% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 18 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 62 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 75 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 51 goals scored while they've given up 64 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.37%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 1,344 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,291 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.9% as they have 1,012 attempts while they've given up 938 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 689 face off wins compared to 740 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.2%. On defense Pittsburgh has 520 hits and they've blocked 353 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,132 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,376 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.4% as they have 841 shots while they've given up 970 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 51.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 610 face off wins this season and they have suffered 636 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 406 shot attempts and they have 578 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 11-9 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 12-6-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 6-14 straight up
The New York Islanders are 8-9-4 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/25/16 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion out indefinitely
11/23/16 LW Chris Kunitz Lower Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
11/28/16 D Adam Pelech Upper Body injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs Pittsburgh
11/14/16 D Dennis Seidenberg Jaw out indefinitely
10/22/16 D Ryan Pulock Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York +118
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