Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers NHL Parlay 3/14/2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Rangers on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Penguins at -200 and the Rangers at +148.
Pittsburgh has a record of 40-26-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 14-18-3-2. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 229 goals and surrendered 211 goals for a point differential of +18. For the year they have an ATS mark of 40-30-0 and an over/under record of 38-30-0. New York has a record of 31-32-7, including 19-13-4-2 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 201 goals and have given up 224 for a goal differential of -23. Their record against the spread is 31-39-0 while their over/under mark is 37-31-0.
Valuable Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 40-30-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 38-30-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 31-39-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 37-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
03/10/18 C Dominik Simon Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/10/18 RW Bryan Rust Concussion is out indefinitely
03/02/18 RW Zach Aston-Reese Upper Body is out indefinitely
02/27/18 GO Matt Murray Concussion is out indefinitely
Key New York Rangers Injuries
03/12/18 D Tony DeAngelo Ankle injured last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Pittsburgh
02/15/18 D Steven Kampfer Hand IR (02/11)
02/10/18 GO Ondrej Pavelec Knee IR (02/08)
01/19/18 D Kevin Shattenkirk Knee IR (01/18)
Casey DeSmith has 4 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Penguins. He has 258 shots against him and he's surrendered 21 goals. He's made 237 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Phil Kessel has scored 78 total points this year for the Penguins. He has 28 goals this season with 231 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 50 assists on the year and averages 18.8 minutes played per contest. Sidney Crosby averages 20.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 23 goals on 202 attempts. He has 53 assists, giving him a total of 76 points on the year.
Pavel Buchnevich has 39 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 14 goals this year with 120 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 25 assists on the year and averages 14.9 minutes played per contest. Henrik Lundqvist has 25 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has 1,848 shots against him and he's given up 156 goals. He's made 1,692 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Mats Zuccarello averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 154 attempts. He has 34 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins have given up 230 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this season. That is 12th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.55% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 23rd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Penguins are 9th overall with 84 total points this year. They are 3rd in the league with 229 goals and 12th in goals allowed with 211. They've had 224 power play chances and scored 58 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Rangers are 16th with a total of 201 goals scored while they are 5th with 224 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.14%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 13th in the league. The Rangers have a total of 69 points this season, which is 23rd in the NHL. They have had 42 power play goals on 206 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 15th overall. They've given up 213 power play opportunities and surrendered 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 9th when short-handed.
Pittsburgh is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6%, as they've attempted 4,233 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,977 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 52.3% as they have 3,225 attempts while they have given up 2,947 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 6th in the league. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time, which is 10th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. That is 22nd overall in the NHL. They have 2,180 face-off wins compared to 2,176 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,684 hits and they have blocked 1,030 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Rangers are 15th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season, which is 18th in the NHL. They have 2,058 face-off wins compared to 2,075 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.8%. That is 16th in the league. On defense New York has 1,486 hits and they have blocked 1,084 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. New York is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.9% as they've attempted 3,865 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,382 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.4% ranks 29th as they have 2,974 attempts while they have given up 3,298 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -200 and over 6 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -200 and over 6 total goals
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