Thursday, January 26, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -120 and the Bruins at +109. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 47 games. They have an overall record of 30-12-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-9-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 169 goals and given up 137 goals for a point differential of +32. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-17 and an over/under record of 30-13-4. Boston shows up with a record of 24-21-6 including 11-12-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 127 goals and surrendered 132 for a goal differential of -5. The Bruins have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-27 while their over/under record sits at 22-24-5.
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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 28 goals on 137 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 54 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%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 19 goals this season with 152 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 154 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 23 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,000 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 919 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 65 total points this season. They have scored 169 goals while giving up 137 goals. They have had 162 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 161 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 35 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.38% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have a total of 54 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 156 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 165 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 127 goals scored while they've given up 132 goals to this point. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.24%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 2,832 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,756 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 2,155 attempts while they've given up 2,004 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.5% for the season. They have 1,439 face off wins compared to 1,569 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,181 hits and they've blocked 752 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 3,245 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,595 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 55.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.9% as they have 2,431 shots while they've given up 1,918 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 54.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53% as they've compiled 1,647 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,461 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 677 shot attempts and they have 1,076 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 28-17 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 30-13-4 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 22-27 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 22-24-5 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
01/17/17 C Matt Cullen Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/16/17 D Kris Letang Knee out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Boston +109
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