Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -135 and the Jets at +122. The over/under has been set at 6.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 64 games. They have an overall record of 40-16-8 and on the road they have a record of 13-12-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 223 goals and given up 180 goals for a point differential of +43. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-24 and an over/under record of 39-21-4. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 30-31-6 including 16-16-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 200 goals and surrendered 209 for a goal differential of -9. The Jets have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-37 while their over/under record sits at 34-27-6.
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Sidney Crosby has accumulated 69 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 34 goals this season with 194 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19.7 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 29 goals on 172 shots. He has 38 assists giving him a total of 67 points on the season. Matthew Murray has 24 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,087 shots against him and has given up 82 goals. He has made 1,005 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Blake Wheeler has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Jets. He has 20 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 20.1 minutes played per game. Mark Scheifele has averaged 20.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 28 goals on 132 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 67 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 22 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 1,298 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,182 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have 88 total points this season. They have scored 223 goals while giving up 180 goals. They have had 211 power play opportunities and have scored 47 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Penguins have allowed 212 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.23% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Jets have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 216 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 229 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 200 goals scored while they've given up 209 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.05%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 3,798 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,766 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.4% as they have 2,894 attempts while they've given up 2,740 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. They have 1,951 face off wins compared to 2,105 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.1%. On defense has 1,633 hits and they've blocked 1,026 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 3,598 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,720 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 2,711 shots while they've given up 2,778 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 1,904 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,058 face off losses. On defense has blocked 942 shot attempts and they have 1,551 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 38-24 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 39-21-4 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 28-37 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 34-27-6 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
03/04/17 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
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/30/16 D Marko Dano Leg expected to miss 8 weeks
11/23/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body out indefinitely
03/06/17 GO Ondrej Pavelec Knee out for season
02/15/17 C Andrew Copp Upper Body out indefinitely
02/13/17 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg +122
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