Saturday, February 11, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Penguins at -175 and the Coyotes at +155. The over/under has been set at 5.
Pittsburgh comes into this game having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 34-13-6 and away from home they have a record of 12-10-3. The currently are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 190 goals and surrendered 151 goals for a point differential of +39. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-19 and an over/under record of 33-16-4. Arizona shows up with a record of 17-28-7 including 11-13-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 120 goals and surrendered 166 for a goal differential of -46. The Coyotes have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-35 while their over/under record sits at 18-27-7.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 22 goals this season with 146 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 30 goals on 153 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 14 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 849 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 769 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 10 goals this season with 100 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 11 goals on 157 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Mike Smith has 12 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,133 shots against him and has given up 96 goals. He has made 1,037 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 74 total points this season. They have scored 190 goals while giving up 151 goals. They have had 181 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 177 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.47% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Coyotes have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 157 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 172 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 120 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.16%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 3,150 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,115 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.5% as they have 2,401 attempts while they've given up 2,261 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season. They have 1,606 face off wins compared to 1,762 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,331 hits and they've blocked 854 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 2,818 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,278 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.4% as they have 2,087 shots while they've given up 2,506 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.7% as they've compiled 1,557 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,643 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 772 shot attempts and they have 1,436 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 32-19 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 33-16-4 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 12-35 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-27-7 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
02/10/17 RW Bryan Rust Arm "?" Saturday vs. Arizona
02/10/17 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Arizona
02/06/17 LW Carl Hagelin Concussion out indefinitely
02/01/17 LW Conor Sheary Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
02/09/17 C Martin Hanzal Illness "?" Saturday vs Pittsburgh
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -175
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