Friday, January 15, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, January 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +119 and the Lightning at -131. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 20-16-6 and on the road they have a record of 10-9-2. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 99 goals and given up 103 goals for a point differential of -4. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 22-17-4 including 10-8-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 111 goals and surrendered 102 for a goal differential of +9.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 12 goals this season with 122 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 19 goals on 118 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 925 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 857 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 20 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 16 goals on 109 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 17 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 907 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 840 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Penguins have 46 total points this season. They have scored 98 goals while giving up 100 goals. They have had 139 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Penguins have allowed 138 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.34% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 147 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 125 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 109 goals scored while they've given up 99 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.86%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 19-22 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 13-21-8 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 20-21 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 14-22-7 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/14/15 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
01/13/16 C Nick Bonino Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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