Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -140 and the Flyers at +127. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 68 games. They have an overall record of 43-16-8 and on the road they have a record of 16-12-6. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 239 goals and given up 190 goals for a point differential of +49. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-25 and an over/under record of 41-23-4. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 31-28-8 including 19-11-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 176 goals and surrendered 204 for a goal differential of -28. The Flyers have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-37 while their over/under record sits at 30-30-8.
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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%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 13 goals this season with 167 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 28 goals on 185 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Steve Mason has 19 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,257 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,139 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 Flyers have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 229 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 203 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 199 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.18%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
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.
Philadelphia has attempted 4,131 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,749 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 3,016 shots while they've given up 2,673 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 2,072 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,948 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,076 shot attempts and they have 1,699 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 40-25 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 41-23-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-37 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 30-30-8 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
03/13/17 C Matt Cullen Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
03/13/17 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
03/12/17 LW Carl Hagelin Lower Body out indefinitely
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
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/13/17 D Brandon Manning Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs. Pittsburgh
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia +127
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