Sunday, March 19, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The Florida Panthers head to Consol Energy Center to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Panthers at +122 and the Penguins at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Florida comes into this game having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 31-28-11 and away from home they have a record of 15-12-8. The currently are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 200 goals for a point differential of -20. The Panthers have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-39 and an over/under record of 30-30-10. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 44-17-9 including 28-4-3 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 245 goals and surrendered 198 for a goal differential of +47. The Penguins have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-26 while their over/under record sits at 42-24-4.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 14 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 17.1 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 21.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 22 goals on 205 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. James Reimer has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,005 shots against him and has given up 82 goals. He has made 923 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 72 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 33 goals this season with 191 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 18.6 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 37 goals on 221 shots. He has 40 assists giving him a total of 77 points on the season. Matthew Murray has 27 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,213 shots against him and has given up 94 goals. He has made 1,119 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have 73 total points this season. They have scored 180 goals while giving up 200 goals. They have had 230 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Panthers have allowed 215 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.89% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have a total of 97 points on the season. They have 52 power play goals on 231 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 231 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 245 goals scored while they've given up 198 goals to this point. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.25%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 51.8% as they've attempted 4,028 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,754 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,117 attempts while they've given up 2,956 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the season. They have 2,059 face off wins compared to 2,258 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense has 1,455 hits and they've blocked 798 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 4,167 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,129 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 3,176 shots while they've given up 3,008 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 54% and their defensive zone percentage is 46% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 2,114 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,304 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,121 shot attempts and they have 1,745 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 26-39 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 30-30-10 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 41-26 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 42-24-4 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
03/13/17 C Denis Malgin Concussion out indefinitely
03/13/17 D Aaron Ekblad Concussion out indefinitely
03/03/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hip out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
03/18/17 C Evgeni Malkin Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Florida
03/17/17 D Ron Hainsey Undisclosed out indefinitely
03/12/17 LW Carl Hagelin Lower Body out indefinitely
03/04/17 D Kris Letang Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 D Trevor Daley Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/17/17 D Olli Maatta Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
02/13/17 RW Bryan Rust Arm out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Florida +122
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