Saturday, December 17, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -125 and the Maple Leafs at +113. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 20-7-3 and on the road they have a record of 7-5-2. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 108 goals and given up 87 goals for a point differential of +21. The Penguins have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-10 and an over/under record of 20-6-4. Toronto shows up with a record of 11-11-7 including 8-5-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 83 goals and surrendered 90 for a goal differential of -7. The Maple Leafs have a record of 3-3-4 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-18 while their over/under record sits at 13-16-0.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 12 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by scoring 21 goals on 78 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 579 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 521 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Auston Matthews has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 14 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 10 goals on 88 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 766 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 702 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 43 total points this season. They have scored 108 goals while giving up 87 goals. They have had 108 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Penguins have allowed 107 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 35 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.38% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 29 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 89 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 91 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 83 goals scored while they've given up 90 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.57%. 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 1,832 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,759 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52% as they have 1,390 attempts while they've given up 1,284 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. They have 944 face off wins compared to 994 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Pittsburgh has 706 hits and they've blocked 475 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 1,823 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,759 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 1,383 shots while they've given up 1,316 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 880 face off wins this season and they have suffered 883 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 443 shot attempts and they have 746 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 18-10 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-6-4 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 11-18 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 13-16-0 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/15/16 D Kris Letang Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/13/16 D Martin Marincin Back out 4-6 weeks
10/18/16 LW Josh Leivo Lower Body out indefinitely
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto +113
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