Friday, February 17, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, February 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +104 and the Blue Jackets at -115. The over/under has been set at 6.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 35-13-7 and on the road they have a record of 12-10-4. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 197 goals and given up 155 goals for a point differential of +42. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-20 and an over/under record of 34-17-4. Columbus shows up with a record of 36-15-5 including 20-8-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 182 goals and surrendered 138 for a goal differential of +44. The Blue Jackets have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-20 while their over/under record sits at 23-29-4.
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Sidney Crosby has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 30 goals this season with 160 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 23 goals on 148 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 14 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 874 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 790 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 27 goals this season with 166 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 8 goals on 138 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 30 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,277 shots against him and has given up 96 goals. He has made 1,181 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Penguins have 77 total points this season. They have scored 197 goals while giving up 155 goals. They have had 187 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Penguins have allowed 182 power play opportunities and given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.43% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 77 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 158 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 156 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 182 goals scored while they've given up 138 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.65%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 3,272 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,208 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 2,496 attempts while they've given up 2,328 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. They have 1,677 face off wins compared to 1,814 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,379 hits and they've blocked 880 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 3,096 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,156 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 2,324 shots while they've given up 2,356 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,630 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,790 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 800 shot attempts and they have 1,077 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 33-20 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 34-17-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 34-20 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 23-29-4 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
02/14/17 LW Conor Sheary Upper Body expected to miss another 2-4 weeks
02/13/17 RW Bryan Rust Arm out indefinitely
02/06/17 LW Carl Hagelin Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
02/15/17 LW Scott Hartnell Knee "?" Friday vs Pittsburgh
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus -115
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