Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 39 games. They have an overall record of 26-8-5 and on the road they have a record of 8-6-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and given up 109 goals for a point differential of +30. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-13 and an over/under record of 25-10-4. Washington shows up with a record of 26-9-5 including 15-5-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 115 goals and surrendered 84 for a goal differential of +31. The Capitals have a record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-14 while their over/under record sits at 15-16-9.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 16 goals this season with 123 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 26 goals on 116 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 13 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 763 shots against him and has given up 69 goals. He has made 694 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 19 goals this season with 156 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 14 goals on 63 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 19 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 874 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 814 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Penguins have 57 total points this season. They have scored 139 goals while giving up 109 goals. They have had 137 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 134 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 35 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.21% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 124 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 144 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 115 goals scored while they've given up 84 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.46%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.9% as they've attempted 2,373 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,289 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.9% as they have 1,802 attempts while they've given up 1,670 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season. They have 1,197 face off wins compared to 1,291 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.1%. On defense Pittsburgh has 973 hits and they've blocked 619 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 2,323 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,110 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52% as they have 1,727 shots while they've given up 1,596 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 53.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50% as they've compiled 1,193 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,194 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 514 shot attempts and they have 823 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 24-13 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 25-10-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 25-14 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 15-16-9 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/29/16 GO Matt Murray Lower Body out indefinitely
12/28/16 D Brian Dumoulin Jaw expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
01/09/17 RW T.J. Oshie Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Pittsburgh
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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