Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +109 and the Rangers at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 11-5-3 and on the road they have a record of 4-3-2. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 54 goals and given up 55 goals for a point differential of -1. The Penguins have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-8 and an over/under record of 9-6-4. New York shows up with a record of 14-5-1 including 8-2-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 81 goals and surrendered 47 for a goal differential of +34. The Rangers have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-6 while their over/under record sits at 12-7-1.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 8 goals this season with 51 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Patric Hornqvist has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 5 goals on 62 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 461 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 418 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 8 goals this season with 47 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Kevin Hayes has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by scoring 9 goals on 33 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 9 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 389 shots against him and has given up 32 goals. He has made 357 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 25 total points this season. They have scored 54 goals while giving up 55 goals. They have had 64 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 70 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.67% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have a total of 29 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 60 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 55 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 81 goals scored while they've given up 47 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 13.68%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 49.9% as they've attempted 1,126 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,131 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 848 attempts while they've given up 830 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the season. They have 589 face off wins compared to 650 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.5%. On defense Pittsburgh has 457 hits and they've blocked 301 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,049 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,121 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 814 shots while they've given up 796 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 45.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.4% as they've compiled 592 face off wins this season and they have suffered 607 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 325 shot attempts and they have 376 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 10-8 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 9-6-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 14-6 straight up
The New York Rangers are 12-7-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/21/16 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion "?" Wednesday vs NY Rangers
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back expected to miss 5-7 days
Josh's Pick: Take New York -120
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