Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, January 20, 2017.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 28-11-5 and on the road they have a record of 9-9-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 157 goals and given up 132 goals for a point differential of +25. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-16 and an over/under record of 28-12-4. Carolina shows up with a record of 21-16-7 including 15-4-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 122 goals and surrendered 121 for a goal differential of +1. The Hurricanes have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-23 while their over/under record sits at 18-19-7.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 21 goals this season with 134 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 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 21% by scoring 27 goals on 126 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 50 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%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 160 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,025 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 935 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 61 total points this season. They have scored 157 goals while giving up 132 goals. They have had 152 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 152 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.35% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 124 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 110 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 122 goals scored while they've given up 121 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.09%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 2,665 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,558 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52% as they have 2,022 attempts while they've given up 1,865 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. They have 1,345 face off wins compared to 1,465 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,093 hits and they've blocked 693 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 2,547 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,337 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.6% as they have 1,856 shots while they've given up 1,741 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 1,265 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,189 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 596 shot attempts and they have 778 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 26-16 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 28-12-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-23 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 18-19-7 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/28/16 D Brian Dumoulin Jaw expected to miss 6-8 weeks
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 is downgraded to expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/16/17 D Kris Letang Knee out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/04/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina
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