Sunday, January 24, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Sunday, January 24, 2016.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 46 games. They have an overall record of 22-17-7 and on the road they have a record of 10-10-3. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 114 goals and given up 116 goals for a point differential of -2. Washington shows up with a record of 35-8-3 including 18-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 100 for a goal differential of +55.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 15 goals this season with 136 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 24 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 15% by scoring 20 goals on 131 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1004 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 928 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 28 goals this season with 228 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 99 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 30 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1059 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 985 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Penguins have 51 total points this season. They have scored 113 goals while giving up 113 goals. They have had 154 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Penguins have allowed 155 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.58% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 73 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 140 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 137 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 153 goals scored while they've given up 99 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.82%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 21-24 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 16-21-9 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 33-11 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 18-19-9 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
01/23/16 LW Chris Kunitz Lower Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Vancouver
01/23/16 RW Beau Bennett Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Vancouver
01/21/16 D David Warsofsky Head "?" Saturday vs Vancouver
01/14/16 C Nick Bonino Hand out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/13/16 D John Carlson Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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