Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -130 and the Hurricanes at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 36-14-8 and on the road they have a record of 12-10-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 204 goals and given up 165 goals for a point differential of +39. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-1-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 34-22 and an over/under record of 36-18-4. Carolina shows up with a record of 24-23-8 including 17-7-2 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 141 goals and surrendered 162 for a goal differential of -21. The Hurricanes have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-31 while their over/under record sits at 23-24-8.
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Sidney Crosby has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 32 goals this season with 172 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 24 goals on 157 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 921 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 834 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jeff Skinner has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 19 goals this season with 191 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 125 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,285 shots against him and has given up 122 goals. He has made 1,163 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 80 total points this season. They have scored 204 goals while giving up 165 goals. They have had 194 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Penguins have allowed 193 power play opportunities and given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.24% 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 56 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 162 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 142 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 141 goals scored while they've given up 162 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.58%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 3,450 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,407 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.6% as they have 2,636 attempts while they've given up 2,477 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 1,769 face off wins compared to 1,927 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,465 hits and they've blocked 930 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,183 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,911 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.6% as they have 2,319 shots while they've given up 2,174 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.1% as they've compiled 1,619 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,489 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 737 shot attempts and they have 984 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 34-22 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 36-18-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 22-31 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-24-8 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
02/17/17 D Olli Maatta Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
02/17/17 D Justin Schultz Concussion out indefinitely
02/14/17 LW Conor Sheary Upper Body expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/13/17 RW Bryan Rust Arm out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina +118
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