Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Game 7 of their Playoff series. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +158 and the Capitals at -175.
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Pittsburgh had a regular season record of 50-21-11 and on the road they had a record of 19-15-7. They finished the season 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 282 goals and given up 234 goals for a point differential of +48. For the season they have an ATS record of 46-31 and an over/under record of 47-30-5. Washington finished the regular season with a record of 55-19-8 including 32-7-2 at home this year. They were 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 263 goals and surrendered 182 for a goal differential of +81. Their record against the spread is 53-26 while their over/under record sits at 36-32-14.
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Valuable Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 46-31 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 47-30-5 against the over/under
Important Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 53-26 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 36-32-14 against the over/under
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
05/08/17 GO Matt Murray Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Washington
05/08/17 D Trevor Daley Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Washington
04/05/17 D Kris Letang Upper Body out for season
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
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 44 goals on 255 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 89 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%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 69 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 33 goals this season with 313 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 24 goals on 129 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 42 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,690 shots against him and has given up 127 goals. He has made 1,563 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins have 111 total points this season. They have scored 282 goals while giving up 234 goals. They have had 260 power play opportunities and have scored 60 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Penguins have allowed 257 power play opportunities and given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.27% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have a total of 118 points on the season. They have 57 power play goals on 248 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 272 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 263 goals scored while they've given up 182 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.54%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've attempted 4,814 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,855 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 3,648 attempts while they've given up 3,548 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 2,452 face off wins compared to 2,702 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense Pittsburgh has 2,060 hits and they've blocked 1,307 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 4,635 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,377 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.6% as they have 3,487 shots while they've given up 3,275 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 52% and their defensive zone percentage is 48% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 2,385 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,400 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 1,102 shot attempts and they have 1,727 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Penguins/Capitals NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh +158
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh +158
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