Sunday, January 8, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 19-17-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-10-2. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 114 goals and given up 117 goals for a point differential of -3. The Lightning have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-21 and an over/under record of 19-16-5. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 25-8-5 including 17-2-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 133 goals and surrendered 107 for a goal differential of +26. The Penguins have a record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-13 while their over/under record sits at 24-10-4.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 15 goals this season with 103 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 7 goals on 79 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 10 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 574 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 521 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 16 goals this season with 121 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 26 goals on 112 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 12 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 733 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 666 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have 42 total points this season. They have scored 114 goals while giving up 117 goals. They have had 147 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Lightning have allowed 136 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.51% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have a total of 55 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 134 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 130 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 133 goals scored while they've given up 107 goals to this point. They average 35 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.07%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 2,182 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,115 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 1,659 attempts while they've given up 1,624 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,192 face off wins compared to 1,246 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense Tampa Bay has 847 hits and they've blocked 491 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 2,310 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,228 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 1,753 shots while they've given up 1,627 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 1,168 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,260 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 601 shot attempts and they have 946 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 17-21 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 19-16-5 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 23-13 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 24-10-4 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/29/16 C Brayden Point Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/21/16 GO Ben Bishop Lower Body out 3-4 weeks
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/06/17 D Braydon Coburn Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
01/05/17 C Brian Boyle Lower Body doubtful Saturday vs. Philadelphia
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
12/19/16 RW Tom Kuhnhackl Lower Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
01/07/17 LW Carl Hagelin Illness "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
01/07/17 GO Marc-Andre Fleury Illness "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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