Thursday, May 25, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The Ottawa Senators head to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +180 and the Penguins at -225.
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Ottawa had a regular season record of 44-28-10 and on the road they had a record of 22-17-2. They finished the season 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 212 goals and given up 214 goals for a point differential of -2. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-37 and an over/under record of 32-47-3. Pittsburgh finished the regular season with a record of 50-21-11 including 31-6-4 at home this year. They were 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 282 goals and surrendered 234 for a goal differential of +48. Their record against the spread is 46-31 while their over/under record sits at 47-30-5.
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Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 38-37 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 32-47-3 against the over/under
Important Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 46-31 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 47-30-5 against the over/under
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
05/24/17 RW Alexandre Burrows Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
05/23/17 D Mark Borowiecki Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
05/23/17 RW Patric Hornqvist Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Ottawa
05/23/17 RW Tom Kuhnhackl Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Ottawa
05/23/17 D Justin Schultz Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Ottawa
05/23/17 D Chad Ruhwedel Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Ottawa
04/05/17 D Kris Letang Upper Body out for season
Kyle Turris has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Senators. He has 27 goals this season with 185 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19.5 minutes played per game. Erik Karlsson has averaged 26.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 17 goals on 218 shots. He has 54 assists giving him a total of 71 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 25 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,247 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 1,155 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 89 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 44 goals this season with 255 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 19.9 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 33 goals on 191 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 72 points on the season. Matthew Murray has 32 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,450 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,339 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 98 total points this season. They have scored 212 goals while giving up 214 goals. They have had 254 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Senators have allowed 247 power play opportunities and given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.61% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins have a total of 111 points on the season. They have 60 power play goals on 260 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 257 power play opportunities and have given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 282 goals scored while they've given up 234 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.27%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've attempted 4,550 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,863 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49% as they have 3,380 attempts while they've given up 3,511 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 2,549 face off wins compared to 2,452 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Ottawa has 2,114 hits and they've blocked 1,352 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 4,814 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,855 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 3,648 shots while they've given up 3,548 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 2,452 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,702 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 1,307 shot attempts and they have 2,060 hits as a unit.
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