Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Parlay 3/12/2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
PPG Paints Arena
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The Washington Capitals head to PPG Paints Arena to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Capitals at +115 and the Penguins at -127.
Washington has a record of 41-21-7 this year. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 233 goals and surrendered 211 goals for a point differential of +22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 40-28-0 and an over/under record of 35-30-0. Pittsburgh has a record of 37-23-9 this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 236 goals and given up 208 for a goal differential of +28. Their record against the spread is 36-32-0 while their over/under mark is 32-31-0.
Valuable Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 40-28-0 straight up this year
The Washington Capitals are 35-30-0 against the over/under this season
Important Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 36-32-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 32-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
03/10/19 D Kris Letang Upper Body is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
02/27/19 RW Bryan Rust Lower Body is out indefinitely
02/27/19 D Chad Ruhwedel Upper Body is out indefinitely
02/12/19 D Olli Maatta Upper Body IR (02/12)
Braden Holtby has 26 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Capitals. He has 1,502 shots against him and he's surrendered 135 goals. He's made 1,367 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Nicklas Backstrom has scored 65 total points this year for the Capitals. He has 18 goals this season with 150 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 47 assists on the year and averages 20 minutes played per contest. Alex Ovechkin averages 20.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 46 goals on 273 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 77 points on the year.
Sidney Crosby has 88 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 31 goals this year with 189 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 57 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Matt Murray has 23 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has 1,215 shots against him and he's given up 101 goals. He's made 1,114 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Phil Kessel averages 18.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 22 goals on 178 attempts. He has 46 assists, giving him a total of 68 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals have given up 231 power play opportunities and surrendered 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this season. That is 21st in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.20% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 13th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Capitals are 6th overall with 89 total points this year. They are 6th in the league with 233 goals and 14th in goals allowed with 211. They've had 202 power play chances and scored 44 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 10th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Penguins are 5th with a total of 236 goals scored while they are 15th with 208 goals surrendered this season. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.46%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 8th in the league. The Penguins have a total of 83 points this season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have had 47 power play goals on 190 chances for a percentage of 25%. That is 6th overall. They've given up 195 power play opportunities and surrendered 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 15th when short-handed.
Washington is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.7%, as they've attempted 3,957 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,176 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49% as they have 2,990 attempts while they have given up 3,109 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 19th in the league. The Capitals start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season. That is 14th overall in the NHL. They have 1,820 face-off wins compared to 2,167 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 45.6%. That ranks them 31st in the league. On defense Washington has 1,569 hits and they have blocked 1,067 shots from the opposition, putting them 6th overall.
The Penguins are 24th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season, which is 7th in the NHL. They have 2,071 face-off wins compared to 2,076 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That is 17th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 2,010 hits and they have blocked 1,053 shots from the opposition, which is 8th in the league. Pittsburgh is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.1% as they've attempted 3,992 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,143 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.4% ranks 18th as they have 3,022 attempts while they have given up 3,090 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington +115 and over 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington +115 and over 5.5 total goals
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