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 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLineGF/GASUUnitsO/USOGSHT %PPPP %SOGSHT %PPPP %
5: PITTSBURGH
6: CAROLINA
5.5
+107
3.1 / 2.3
2.3 / 2.8
27-12
14-23
+9.4
-7.0
15-19-5
14-18-5
1201
1082
10.1%
7.9%
133
134
24.8%
13.4%
1057
1152
8.3%
9.1%
118
127
12.7%
19.7%
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating Line
TeamsGoaliesRatingEstimated LineEdge
PITTSBURGHFLEURY4.20, -207
CAROLINAPETERS2.70, +207 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
PITTSBURGH - Recent ATS Trends
 ATS Win/Loss RecordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1996  CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games27-12+9.587-54+8.3698-669-47.415-1969-58651-629
in a road game where where the total is 5.59-4+3.726-23-3.6141-142-3.73-1023-26129-159
in December games9-2+6.816-8+6.7108-102-11.54-58-13103-103
first half of the season27-12+9.547-29+8.7300-282-22.215-1930-37259-290
on Friday nights5-2+1.215-7+2.986-71+12.74-212-874-75
when playing with 3 or more days rest1-3-58-7-4.359-83-42.32-19-572-60
vs. division opponents12-4+4.630-21-5.4222-206-7.66-825-20205-193
after allowing 4 goals or more6-2+3.620-15-0.3218-242-39.42-619-14228-215
after a loss by 2 goals or more in their previous game3-1+211-14-8.3184-193-6.21-312-12173-176
after scoring 1 goal or less in their previous game3-3-2.69-13-9.8143-149-8.11-58-13128-135
when playing against a team with a losing record15-6+4.837-18+6.4323-261-21.18-1131-21284-283
when playing against a team with a losing record in the first half of the season15-6+4.825-10+9.5152-123-9.38-1116-17130-141

CAROLINA - Recent ATS Trends
 ATS Win/Loss RecordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1996  CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games14-23-747-72-18.4585-637-93.914-1856-51540-594
in a home game where where the total is 5.56-8-2.222-22-0.8135-128-18.74-1019-25127-143
in December games4-7-1.99-16-4.782-109-26.95-415-891-87
first half of the season14-23-727-50-19.2252-309-69.414-1837-32251-279
on Friday nights2-6-48-16-8.296-100-18.14-412-1195-89
when playing with 3 or more days rest0-3-3.22-6-3.851-73-26.61-22-661-54
vs. division opponents7-6+1.616-21-4.8171-164-23.27-619-15158-155
after a division game4-8-3.48-27-19.4156-179-47.43-617-14162-151
revenging a home loss versus opponent3-5-1.511-19-6.356-75-21.33-316-964-55
revenging a loss versus opponent7-8+0.427-34-3.8155-150-1.84-829-24137-141
after allowing 4 goals or more2-8-5.616-23-4.6186-201-20.11-513-20172-176
after 3 or more consecutive losses4-3+1.69-8+2.563-58+5.91-56-1057-56
when playing against a team with a winning record6-13-5.520-33-6.4248-307-29.36-922-24232-284
when playing against a team with a winning record in the first half of the season6-13-5.513-25-8.6101-137-22.56-917-1694-134
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games27-12-0+9.427-12+9.415-193.130.82.327.1
Team Stats (Road Games)10-9-0-1.310-9-1.36-102.730.12.625.7
Last 5 Games4-1-0+2.84-1+2.83-23.229.82.828.6
vs. Division12-4-0+4.612-4+4.66-83.031.22.027.4
PITTSBURGH Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)3912134414248120110.1%1333324.8%209
Team Stats (Road Games)1952131720245729.1%691724.6%87
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)5164651214910.7%17211.8%25
Team Stats (vs. Division)1648131716234999.6%541222.2%83
Stats Against (All Games) 882133331210578.3%1181512.7%146
Stats Against (Road Games) 491513201248810.0%661116.7%79
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 14167001439.8%20315.0%26
Stats Against (vs. Division) 3281311014387.3%47510.6%54
PITTSBURGH - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (All Games)323283877192.0%222-10+8.122-10-0+1010-17
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (Road Games)151536832989.4%17-8-2.87-8-0-14-8
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (vs. Division)131335833493.3%110-3+4.810-3-0+64-7
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (Last 4 Games)4411710589.7%13-1+1.83-1-0+22-2
TOMAS VOKOUN (All Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
TOMAS VOKOUN (Road Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
TOMAS VOKOUN (vs. Division)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
JEFF ZATKOFF (All Games)8721719891.2%05-2+1.35-2-0+15-2
JEFF ZATKOFF (Road Games)4411811093.2%03-1+1.43-1-0+12-2
JEFF ZATKOFF (vs. Division)33797291.1%02-1-0.12-1-002-1
JEFF ZATKOFF (Last 4 Games)4310810294.4%03-0+33-0-0+32-1

CAROLINA - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games14-23-0-714-23-714-182.329.22.831.1
Team Stats (Home Games)7-12-0-5.17-12-5.15-112.129.92.730.1
Last 5 Games1-4-0-3.21-4-3.22-22.232.82.834.4
vs. Division7-6-0+1.77-6+1.77-62.429.52.827.9
CAROLINA Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)37861642262510827.9%1341813.4%136
Team Stats (Home Games)1940101711235687.0%76911.8%64
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)511344011646.7%19315.8%19
Team Stats (vs. Division)13317185103848.1%47817.0%55
Stats Against (All Games) 1052930388811529.1%1272519.7%181
Stats Against (Home Games) 51141320455728.9%591118.6%83
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 14354211728.1%17423.5%27
Stats Against (vs. Division) 37612190136310.2%471123.4%70
CAROLINA - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
ANTON KHUDOBIN (All Games)32706592.9%02-0+2.42-0-0+20-2
ANTON KHUDOBIN (Home Games)21383592.1%01-0+11-0-0+10-1
ANTON KHUDOBIN (vs. Division)22504794.0%02-0+2.42-0-0+20-2
ANTON KHUDOBIN (Last 4 Games)32706592.9%02-0+2.42-0-0+20-2
MIKE MURPHY (All Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
MIKE MURPHY (Home Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
MIKE MURPHY (vs. Division)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
JUSTIN PETERS (All Games)191959354992.6%27-12-3.87-12-0-46-11
JUSTIN PETERS (Home Games)8823021493.0%14-4+0.14-4-001-6
JUSTIN PETERS (vs. Division)6616915591.7%13-3+0.33-3-0+12-4
JUSTIN PETERS (Last 4 Games)4414313393.0%01-3-1.91-3-0-21-2
CAM WARD (All Games)171648443690.1%05-11-5.65-11-0-68-5
CAM WARD (Home Games)101030227591.1%02-8-6.22-8-0-54-4
CAM WARD (vs. Division)5514312486.7%02-3-1.12-3-0-15-0
CAM WARD (Last 4 Games)441129887.5%01-3-1.81-3-0-23-0
Average power rating of opponents played: PITTSBURGH 3.01,  CAROLINA 3.19
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
PITTSBURGH - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
11/30/2013at FLORIDA5-1W0, -145W5.5 unO
12/3/2013at NY ISLANDERS3-2W0, -170W5.5 ovU
12/5/2013SAN JOSE5-1W0, -105W5.5 unO
12/7/2013at BOSTON2-3L0, +110L5 ovP
12/9/2013COLUMBUS2-1W0, -205W5.5 unU
12/13/2013NEW JERSEY3-2W0, -190W5 evP
12/14/2013at DETROIT4-1W0, +105W5.5 unU
12/16/2013TORONTO3-1W0, -145W5.5 unU
12/18/2013at NY RANGERS4-3W0, +110W5 ovO
12/19/2013MINNESOTA5-2W0, -120W5 evO
12/21/2013CALGARY4-3W0, -215W5.5 unO
12/23/2013at OTTAWA0-5L0, -130L5.5 ovU
12/27/2013at CAROLINA 
12/29/2013at COLUMBUS 
12/31/2013at NEW JERSEY 
1/3/2014NY RANGERS 
1/5/2014WINNIPEG 
1/7/2014at VANCOUVER 

CAROLINA - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
12/1/2013VANCOUVER2-3L0, +110L5 ovP
12/3/2013at WASHINGTON4-1W0, +155W5.5 unU
12/5/2013at NASHVILLE5-2W0, +125W5 ovO
12/6/2013SAN JOSE5-3W0, +150W5.5 unO
12/9/2013at VANCOUVER0-2L0, +125L5.5 unU
12/10/2013at EDMONTON4-5L0, +110L5.5 unO
12/12/2013at CALGARY1-2L0, -105L5.5 unU
12/14/2013at PHOENIX3-1W0, +140W5.5 evU
12/20/2013WASHINGTON2-4L0, -125L5.5 unO
12/21/2013at TAMPA BAY2-3L0, +135L5 ovP
12/23/2013COLUMBUS3-4L0, -125L5.5 unO
12/27/2013PITTSBURGH 
12/29/2013at TORONTO 
12/31/2013MONTREAL 
1/2/2014at WASHINGTON 
1/4/2014at NY ISLANDERS 
1/5/2014NASHVILLE 
1/7/2014at BUFFALO 
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1996
PITTSBURGH is 39-31 (+3.4 Units) against the spread versus CAROLINA since 1996
PITTSBURGH is 36-29-6 straight up against CAROLINA since 1996
36 of 65 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Under=+3.7 Units)
Games over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 6-2 (+3.3 Units) against the spread versus CAROLINA over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 6-2-0 straight up against CAROLINA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.4 Units, Under=-0.6 Units)

All games played at CAROLINA since 1996
PITTSBURGH is 20-16 (+8.3 Units) against the spread versus CAROLINA since 1996
PITTSBURGH is 18-16-3 straight up against CAROLINA since 1996
16 of 32 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Over=-0.7 Units, Under=-2.3 Units)
Games played at CAROLINA over the last 3 seasons.
PITTSBURGH is 3-2 (+0.3 Units) against the spread versus CAROLINA over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 3-2-0 straight up against CAROLINA over the last 3 seasons
3 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.5 Units)

 Team StatisticsGoalie Statistics
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultShotsASTPwr PlayStarterShotsSaves
10/28/2013PITTSBURGH30, -190 SU ATS2963-0FLEURY2120
 CAROLINA10, +1655.5 ov Under2125-1PETERS2926
10/8/2013CAROLINA20, +170  Over3442-0WARD3732
 PITTSBURGH50, -2005.5 ovSU ATS3793-2FLEURY3432
4/9/2013PITTSBURGH50, -165 SU ATS3372-0FLEURY2825
 CAROLINA30, +1455.5 ev Over2842-1PETERS3228
2/28/2013PITTSBURGH10, -140  Under2725-0FLEURY2925
 CAROLINA40, +1205.5 ovSU ATS2985-0WARD2726
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
Key Player Injuries
PITTSBURGH
[LW] 12/27/2013 - Tanner Glass is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Carolina ( Hand )
[D] 12/27/2013 - Brooks Orpik is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Carolina ( Concussion )
[C] 12/24/2013 - Evgeni Malkin is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Carolina ( Leg )
[RW] 12/23/2013 - Pascal Dupuis out for season ( Knee )
[C] 12/18/2013 - Jayson Megna expected to miss 6-8 weeks ( Leg )
[D] 12/18/2013 - Deryk Engelland probable Friday vs. Carolina ( Suspension Served )
[D] 12/16/2013 - Kris Letang out indefinitely ( Upper Body )
[C] 12/06/2013 - Andrew Ebbett out indefinitely ( Ankle )
[D] 11/27/2013 - Paul Martin out 6 weeks ( Tibia )
[RW] 11/26/2013 - Beau Bennett expected to miss 8-10 weeks ( Wrist )
[D] 11/21/2013 - Robert Scuderi is upgraded to "?" Friday vs. Carolina ( Ankle )
[GO] 10/02/2013 - Tomas Vokoun out 3-6 months ( Blood Clot )
CAROLINA
[LW] 12/27/2013 - Jiri Tlusty out 2-3 weeks ( Appendix )
[D] 12/23/2013 - Jay Harrison "?" Friday vs Pittsburgh ( Concussion )
[GO] 10/14/2013 - Anton Khudobin out indefinitely ( Ankle )
[D] 10/02/2013 - Joni Pitkanen out for season ( Heel )
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