Saturday, April 8, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -155 and the Maple Leafs at +135.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 50-19-11 and on the road they have a record of 19-13-7. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 277 goals and given up 226 goals for a point differential of +51. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 46-30 and an over/under record of 46-29-5. Toronto shows up with a record of 39-26-15 including 20-12-7 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 244 goals and surrendered 236 for a goal differential of +8. The Maple Leafs have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-41 while their over/under record sits at 36-40-4.
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Valuable Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 46-30 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 46-29-5 against the over/under
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 38-41 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 36-40-4 against the over/under
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
04/07/17 C Evgeni Malkin Upper Body doubtful Saturday vs. Toronto
04/05/17 D Kris Letang Upper Body out for season
04/02/17 LW Chris Kunitz Lower Body out indefinitely
04/02/17 LW Tom Sestito Upper Body out indefinitely
03/12/17 LW Carl Hagelin Lower Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 D Trevor Daley Knee out indefinitely
02/17/17 D Olli Maatta Hand out indefinitely
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out indefinitely
03/23/17 C Eric Fehr Hand out indefinitely
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 72 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 33 goals this season with 191 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 19.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 43 goals on 253 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 88 points on the season. Matthew Murray has 32 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,450 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,339 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Auston Matthews has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 39 goals this season with 272 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 32 goals on 232 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 33 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 2,048 shots against him and has given up 168 goals. He has made 1,880 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins have 111 total points this season. They have scored 277 goals while giving up 226 goals. They have had 258 power play opportunities and have scored 59 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 253 power play opportunities and given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.25% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have a total of 93 points on the season. They have 56 power play goals on 237 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 247 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 244 goals scored while they've given up 236 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.55%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 49.9% as they've attempted 4,710 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,734 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 3,578 attempts while they've given up 3,459 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.5% for the season. They have 2,391 face off wins compared to 2,632 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense Pittsburgh has 2,005 hits and they've blocked 1,275 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 4,841 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,869 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 3,652 shots while they've given up 3,720 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 50% and their defensive zone percentage is 50% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 2,456 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,480 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 1,149 shot attempts and they have 1,906 hits as a unit.
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