Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +108 and the Capitals at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 15 games. They have an overall record of 10-3-2 and on the road they have a record of 3-2-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 47 goals and given up 39 goals for a point differential of +8. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-5 and an over/under record of 7-4-4. Washington shows up with a record of 9-4-1 including 4-2-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 37 goals and surrendered 34 for a goal differential of +3. The Capitals have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-5 while their over/under record sits at 6-5-3.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 8 goals this season with 40 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 7 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 60 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 368 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 335 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 7 goals this season with 59 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 26% by scoring 7 goals on 27 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 308 shots against him and has given up 24 goals. He has made 284 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 22 total points this season. They have scored 47 goals while giving up 39 goals. They have had 51 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Penguins have allowed 56 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.71% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Capitals have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 5 power play goals on 40 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 41 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 37 goals scored while they've given up 34 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.55%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 48.9% as they've attempted 876 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 914 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 664 attempts while they've given up 666 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 471 face off wins compared to 517 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense Pittsburgh has 375 hits and they've blocked 248 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 800 shots at full strength and they've given up 708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 590 shots while they've given up 548 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 55% and their defensive zone percentage is 45% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 425 face off wins this season and they have suffered 404 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 160 shot attempts and they have 260 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 9-5 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 7-4-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 9-5 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 6-5-3 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
11/15/16 GO Braden Holtby Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. Columbus
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -133
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