Monday, March 13, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Monday, March 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -115 and the Flames at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 43-16-8 and on the road they have a record of 16-12-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 236 goals and given up 186 goals for a point differential of +50. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-24 and an over/under record of 40-23-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 38-26-4 including 19-14-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 182 for a goal differential of +5. The Flames have a record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-30 while their over/under record sits at 27-33-8.
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Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 71 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 32 goals this season with 184 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 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 34 goals on 211 shots. He has 38 assists giving him a total of 72 points on the season. Matthew Murray has 26 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,149 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 1,063 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Mikael Backlund has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Flames. He has 21 goals this season with 171 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 17.3 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 154 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 18 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 920 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 840 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 94 total points this season. They have scored 236 goals while giving up 186 goals. They have had 221 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 220 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.31% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 216 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 235 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 182 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 3,986 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,954 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,040 attempts while they've given up 2,885 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.2% for the season. They have 2,025 face off wins compared to 2,204 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense has 1,675 hits and they've blocked 1,069 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 3,762 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,653 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.4% as they have 2,778 shots while they've given up 2,730 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.4% as they've compiled 2,050 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,101 face off losses. On defense has blocked 923 shot attempts and they have 1,295 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 40-24 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 40-23-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 35-30 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 27-33-8 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
03/12/17 LW Carl Hagelin Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
03/12/17 C Matt Cullen Undisclosed "?" Monday vs. Calgary
03/12/17 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion "?" Monday vs. Calgary
03/09/17 LW Tom Sestito Suspension expected to miss 4 games.
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
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
03/11/17 D Michael Stone Upper Body "?" Monday vs Pittsburgh
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary +104
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