Ottawa Senators at Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
PPG Paints Arena
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The Ottawa Senators head to PPG Paints Arena to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Senators at +222 and the Penguins at -250.
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Ottawa has a record of 19-26-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-15-4-2. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 144 goals and surrendered 188 goals for a point differential of -44. For the year they have an ATS mark of 19-35-0 and an over/under record of 28-26-0. Pittsburgh has a record of 31-22-4 including 20-7-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 176 goals and have given up 171 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 31-26-0 while their over/under mark is 29-26-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 19-35-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 28-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 31-26-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 29-26-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
02/10/18 C Nate Thompson Lower Body is "?" Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
02/07/18 LW Alexandre Burrows Suspension 10-game suspension (eligible to return 03/02 vs Vegas)
02/04/18 RW Bobby Ryan Hand IR (02/01)
01/30/18 C Gabriel Dumont Ankle IR (01/28)
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
02/11/18 D Matt Hunwick Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs Ottowa
02/09/18 RW Patric Hornqvist Lower Body IR (02/02)
02/09/18 RW Tom Kuhnhackl Lower Body IR (02/07)
02/06/18 D Chad Ruhwedel Upper Body is out indefinitely
Mike Hoffman has scored 37 total points this year for the Senators. He has 15 goals this season with 175 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 22 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Erik Karlsson averages 26.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by tallying 5 goals on 130 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 36 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 15 wins and 17 losses this season in goal for the Senators. He has 1,217 shots against him and he's surrendered 119 goals. He's made 1,098 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Phil Kessel has 65 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 24 goals this year with 198 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 41 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Sidney Crosby averages 20.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 19 goals on 164 attempts. He has 43 assists, giving him a total of 62 points on the year. Matthew Murray has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has 1,017 shots against him and he's given up 96 goals. He's made 921 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 47 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 144 goals while giving up 188 scores, which has them ranked 29th and 3rd respectively. They have had 167 power play chances and scored 27 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 27th in the league. The Senators have given up 161 power play opportunities and surrendered 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.87% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins are 13th in the league with a total of 66 points this season. They have 51 power play goals on 194 chances for a percentage of 26%. That is 1st in the NHL. They've given up 195 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 5th overall. As a team, the Penguins are 7th with a total of 176 goals scored while they've given up 171 goals this season, ranking 9th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.03%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 23rd overall in the NHL.
Ottawa is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.2%, as they've attempted 3,040 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,407 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.4% as they have 2,253 attempts while they have given up 2,503 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 30th in the league. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season. That is 13th overall in the NHL. They have 1,695 face-off wins compared to 1,578 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That ranks them 7th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,299 hits and they have blocked 904 shots from the opposition, putting them 2nd overall.
The Penguins are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season, which is 21st in the NHL. They have 1,796 face-off wins compared to 1,761 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That is 12th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,408 hits and they have blocked 833 shots from the opposition, which is 14th in the league. Pittsburgh is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6% as they've attempted 3,448 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,237 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.3% ranks 7th as they have 2,639 attempts while they have given up 2,404 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Penguins NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa +222
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa +222
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