Florida Panthers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, 11/11/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Location: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-125) Penguins (-105)
PPG Paints Arena is the site where Tristan Jarry and the Pittsburgh Penguins (4-3-4) will take on the Florida Panthers (10-2-1) on Thursday. The odds on this game have the Panthers coming in at -125 and the Penguins are at -105. The over/under has been set at 6.
The Panthers will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 7-3 loss against the Devils their last time out. When starting in the offensive zone they came in at 65.5% and their PDO rating was 87.5 for this one. They amassed 21 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 26 attempts to control the puck. Their Fenwick was 47 and the Fenwick Against sat at 37, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 56.0%. The Corsi for the Panthers was 61 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 46 which means they had a Corsi rate of 57.0%. Florida garnered 4 penalty mins for this game. In addition, they had 2 chances on the power play but didn't convert them into a score. The Panthers played like an average offensive team in the defeat. In the game, they finished 3 of the 38 shots they put on goal.
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The Panthers have had 406 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .916. While playing at even strength, the Panthers have allowed 25 goals while having 42 when they are on offense. Florida Panthers opponents have recorded 49 power play tries (3rd in professional hockey) and have come away with 9 goals in those chances. For the season, they have 21 points and their points percentage comes in at .808. Florida has attempted 453 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 11.5%. In terms of scoring goals, the Florida Panthers have tallied 52 goals (1st in the National Hockey League) so far this year and have allowed 34. Florida comes into the game with 42 power play chances and they have notched 10 goals out of those chances, garnering them a percentage of 23.81%.
The player in the crease for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Bobrovsky has accrued 303 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .571. His save percentage currently sits at .917 for his 31,378 mins played. Bobrovsky has seen 16,014 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 14,682 saves. The opposition has been able to score 1,332 goals against Bobrovsky in his career and his goals against rate is 2.55. He has earned an overall record of 303-180-45 and he has gotten the start in 531 games. Bobrovsky has taken the ice for 545 matchups throughout his professional hockey career.
When they were on the ice last, Pittsburgh squared up with the Blackhawks in a game where the Penguins went home in defeat by a mark of 3-2. Pittsburgh went home with a 67.6% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Pittsburgh had and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game. Their Fenwick percentage was 65.5% with a Fenwick of 55 and the Blackhawks finishing with a 29 Fenwick at even strength. They had a PDO of 96 and they earned an oZS percentage of 53.3%. The Penguins scored 2 goals of the 44 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this one but weren't able to notch a goal.
Pittsburgh has put up 397 shots (12th in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.82%, while allowing the other team 361 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 92.31% on their oppositions 26 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 91.1%. They have recorded 37 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 10.81%. The Penguins have 31 goals at even strength and 4 goals (28th in hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 32 goals to be scored by of a combination of 30 goals at even strength and 2 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have earned a total of 35 goals, 12 points, and a points percentage of .545.
Across the rink you will find Tristan Jarry in the crease. He is sitting with 2,872 stops out of 3,144 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .913. Jarry has compiled a lifetime record of 63-31-10 and has played in 110 games. He has started in 104 games and has played for a total of 6,208 minutes. Jarry's rate of quality starts sits at 61.5% and he has earned 64 quality starting assignments in his pro career. The opposition is averaging 2.63 goals per game and he has relinquished 272 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida (-125)
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