Saturday, March 11, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Rogers Arena to take on the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Penguins at -185 and the Canucks at +166. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Pittsburgh comes into this game having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 41-16-8 and away from home they have a record of 14-12-5. The currently are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 230 goals and surrendered 184 goals for a point differential of +46. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 39-24 and an over/under record of 40-21-4. Vancouver shows up with a record of 28-30-9 including 18-10-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 192 for a goal differential of -36. The Canucks have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-39 while their over/under record sits at 26-28-13.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 31 goals this season with 176 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 18.5 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 34 goals on 198 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Matthew Murray has 25 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,122 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 1,036 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Bo Horvat has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 20 goals this season with 123 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 17.9 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 13 goals on 79 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 17 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,357 shots against him and has given up 115 goals. He has made 1,242 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have 90 total points this season. They have scored 230 goals while giving up 184 goals. They have had 216 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 217 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.40% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canucks have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 195 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 183 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 192 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.42%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 3,855 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,828 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 2,939 attempts while they've given up 2,788 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 1,982 face off wins compared to 2,145 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense has 1,641 hits and they've blocked 1,040 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 3,466 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47% as they have 2,543 shots while they've given up 2,864 attempts on defense. The Canucks have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 2,090 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,967 face off losses. On defense has blocked 844 shot attempts and they have 1,204 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 39-24 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 40-21-4 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 24-39 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 26-28-13 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
03/09/17 RW Patric Hornqvist Concussion doubtful Friday vs. Edmonton
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
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
03/07/17 RW Loui Eriksson Lower Body out indefinitely
03/01/17 GO Jacob Markstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
02/28/17 D Nikita Tryamkin Illness out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -185
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