Sunday, January 22, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The Boston Bruins travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at +153 and the Penguins at -170. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 23-20-6 and on the road they have a record of 13-8-6. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 122 goals and given up 124 goals for a point differential of -2. The Bruins have an overall record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 21-26 and an over/under record of 20-24-5. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 29-11-5 including 19-2-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 133 for a goal differential of +31. The Penguins have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-16 while their over/under record sits at 29-12-4.
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Brad Marchand has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 17 goals this season with 140 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 19 goals on 145 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 22 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 952 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 876 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 22 goals this season with 139 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 27 goals on 131 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 826 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 747 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Bruins have 52 total points this season. They have scored 122 goals while giving up 124 goals. They have had 150 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Bruins have allowed 163 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.35% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have a total of 63 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 155 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 155 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 164 goals scored while they've given up 133 goals to this point. They average 35 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.53%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 55.2% as they've attempted 3,080 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,502 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55.6% as they have 2,308 attempts while they've given up 1,842 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. They have 1,579 face off wins compared to 1,402 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53%. On defense Boston has 1,017 hits and they've blocked 660 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 2,726 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,620 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.1% as they have 2,074 shots while they've given up 1,910 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,373 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,502 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 710 shot attempts and they have 1,117 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 21-26 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 20-24-5 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 27-16 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 29-12-4 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
01/20/17 D Colin Miller Knee "?" Sunday vs Pittsburgh
01/18/17 D Kevan Miller Concussion out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/28/16 D Brian Dumoulin Jaw expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
01/17/17 C Matt Cullen Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/16/17 D Kris Letang Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -170
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