Saturday, October 29, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -120 and the Flyers at -102. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 8 games. They have an overall record of 5-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 0-2-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 23 goals for a point differential of -3. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-3 and an over/under record of 3-2-3. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 3-4-1 including 2-2-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 28 goals and surrendered 30 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 2-5 while their over/under record sits at 6-1-1.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 3 goals this season with 19 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Patric Hornqvist has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 3 goals on 27 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 256 shots against him and has given up 23 goals. He has made 233 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Flyers. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 5 goals on 22 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Steve Mason has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 167 shots against him and has given up 19 goals. He has made 148 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Penguins have 11 total points this season. They have scored 20 goals while giving up 23 goals. They have had 32 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Penguins have allowed 35 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.87% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have a total of 7 points on the season. They have 9 power play goals on 34 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 26%. They have allowed 29 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 28 goals scored while they've given up 30 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.62%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 474 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 465 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.6% as they have 350 attempts while they've given up 342 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the season. They have 267 face off wins compared to 269 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Pittsburgh has 220 hits and they've blocked 123 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 470 shots at full strength and they've given up 424 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.5% as they have 350 shots while they've given up 304 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 58.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 41.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 228 face off wins this season and they have suffered 243 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 120 shot attempts and they have 199 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 4-3 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 3-2-3 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 2-5 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 6-1-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/28/16 D Kris Letang Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Philadelphia
10/25/16 LW Conor Sheary Eye out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/20/16 LW Michael Raffl Abdominal expected to miss 2 weeks
10/08/16 D Michael Del Zotto Lower Body expected to miss 4-5 weeks
10/06/16 C Scott Laughton Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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