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Matchup Reports

 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLineGF/GASUUnitsO/USOGSHT %PPPP %SOGSHT %PPPP %
61: PITTSBURGH
62: PHILADELPHIA
6.0
+118
3.5 / 2.9
2.8 / 3.0
15-8
11-13
+2.1
-3.0
14-9-0
12-11-1
707
703
11.5%
9.7%
89
99
25.8%
22.2%
656
657
10.2%
11.0%
89
101
19.1%
15.8%
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
PITTSBURGHFLEURY3.60, -136 
PHILADELPHIABRYZGALOV30, +136 
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 games15-8+2.1119-80+11.3678-658-51.414-994-90642-612
in a road game where where the total is 6 or more1-0+15-4+0.4114-138-9.70-14-4123-106
second half of the season15-8+2.174-49+7405-388-19.714-964-50398-341
in March games2-0+221-10+7.8116-96+19.82-018-13109-100
when playing with 2 days rest1-2-2.824-12+7.6158-123+30.93-016-19135-125
vs. division opponents5-4-1.531-31-15.2211-204-13.84-527-31199-188
revenging a home loss versus opponent1-0+121-18-0.854-74-19.31-020-1562-53
revenging a loss versus opponent5-2+1.451-35+3.6152-140+2.72-535-41132-135
after scoring 4 goals or more in their previous game6-5-1.850-30+6.2258-223-8.87-442-32249-216
when playing against a team with a losing record7-4+0.256-25+17.6314-257-22.78-342-36281-275
when playing against a team with a losing record in the first half of the season7-4+0.230-13+9.6144-121-13.98-322-20130-133

PHILADELPHIA - 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 games11-13-3114-95-12.6715-658-89.612-11105-100636-658
in a home game where where the total is 6 or more2-1+17-4+1.592-84-24.20-33-780-78
second half of the season11-13-369-67-18.9417-414-82.612-1167-67384-391
in March games1-1018-15-5.9103-113-41.91-111-2291-116
vs. division opponents3-5-1.536-31+0.5219-210-28.64-431-34189-207
after a division game3-4-132-33-10.8215-208-31.14-329-36192-208
after allowing 4 goals or more4-4-0.337-31-1.3203-186-11.43-534-32183-180
after a loss by 2 goals or more in their previous game5-4+1.225-23-5153-158-29.63-624-22145-149
when playing against a team with a winning record4-6-2.257-52-0.8319-343-48.25-456-50306-305
when playing against a team with a winning record in the first half of the season4-6-2.230-16+13.2133-113+13.25-422-22111-121
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 Games15-8-0+2.115-8+2.114-93.530.72.928.5
Team Stats (Road Games)9-4-0+3.69-4+3.67-63.530.82.830.9
Last 5 Games3-2-0+0.13-2+0.14-14.230.24.432.4
vs. Division5-4-0-1.65-4-1.64-53.230.02.627.3
PITTSBURGH Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)23812623302770711.5%892325.8%131
Team Stats (Road Games)13461812142540111.5%501326.0%73
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)5216861215113.9%16318.7%32
Team Stats (vs. Division)929104150327010.7%391025.6%47
Stats Against (All Games) 671134220265610.2%891719.1%118
Stats Against (Road Games) 3761714024029.2%591016.9%68
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 2231360116213.6%18527.8%42
Stats Against (vs. Division) 23599002469.3%41717.1%39
PITTSBURGH - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (All Games)161541437791.1%011-4+4.611-4-0+58-7
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (Road Games)8722220692.8%05-2+2.65-2-0+32-5
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (vs. Division)5512211191.0%03-2-0.13-2-002-3
MARC-ANDRE FLEURY (Last 4 Games)431008989.0%02-1+0.62-1-0+12-1
BRAD THIESSEN (All Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
BRAD THIESSEN (Road Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
BRAD THIESSEN (vs. Division)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
TOMAS VOKOUN (All Games)9824021288.3%04-4-2.44-4-0-36-2
TOMAS VOKOUN (Road Games)6617815989.3%04-2+14-2-0+15-1
TOMAS VOKOUN (vs. Division)5412411290.3%02-2-1.52-2-0-22-2
TOMAS VOKOUN (Last 4 Games)441169783.6%01-3-41-3-0-53-1

PHILADELPHIA - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games11-13-0-311-13-312-112.829.33.027.4
Team Stats (Home Games)7-4-0+1.67-4+1.65-62.831.22.528.2
Last 5 Games3-2-0+0.43-2+0.43-23.032.42.627.4
vs. Division3-5-0-1.53-5-1.54-42.727.62.923.7
PHILADELPHIA Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)2468232519117039.7%992222.2%125
Team Stats (Home Games)11318157113439.0%421126.2%58
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)515564011629.3%23834.8%28
Team Stats (vs. Division)8228770022110.0%34823.5%41
Stats Against (All Games) 722617281665711.0%1011615.8%119
Stats Against (Home Games) 2811610133109.0%43614.0%43
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 13445011379.5%2015.0%21
Stats Against (vs. Division) 2310490219012.1%33824.2%37
PHILADELPHIA - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
BRIAN BOUCHER (All Games)31494489.8%00-1-10-1-0-10-1
BRIAN BOUCHER (Home Games)10111090.9%00-000-0-000-0
BRIAN BOUCHER (vs. Division)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
BRIAN BOUCHER (Last 4 Games)31494489.8%00-1-10-1-0-10-1
ILYA BRYZGALOV (All Games)222257752190.3%111-11-111-11-0012-10
ILYA BRYZGALOV (Home Games)111129727391.9%07-4+1.67-4-0+25-6
ILYA BRYZGALOV (vs. Division)8818816788.8%13-5-1.53-5-0-14-4
ILYA BRYZGALOV (Last 4 Games)44999090.9%02-2-0.62-2-0-12-2
MICHAEL LEIGHTON (All Games)11262180.8%00-1-10-1-0-10-0
MICHAEL LEIGHTON (Home Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
MICHAEL LEIGHTON (vs. Division)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
MICHAEL LEIGHTON (Last 4 Games)11262180.8%00-1-10-1-0-10-0
Average power rating of opponents played: PITTSBURGH 2.9,  PHILADELPHIA 2.98
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
2/9/2013at NEW JERSEY1-3L0, -105L5.5 unU
2/10/2013NEW JERSEY1-3L0, -165L5.5 unU
2/13/2013OTTAWA4-2W0, -185W5.5 unO
2/15/2013at WINNIPEG3-1W0, -150W5.5 ovU
2/17/2013at BUFFALO4-3W0, -135W5.5 ovO
2/20/2013PHILADELPHIA5-6L0, -185L5.5 ovO
2/22/2013FLORIDA3-1W0, -250W5.5 ovU
2/24/2013TAMPA BAY5-3W0, -175W6 ovO
2/26/2013at FLORIDA4-6L0, -155L5.5 unO
2/28/2013at CAROLINA1-4L0, -140L5.5 ovU
3/2/2013at MONTREAL7-6W0, +100W5 ovO
3/4/2013TAMPA BAY4-3W0, -170W6 ovO
3/7/2013at PHILADELPHIA 
3/9/2013at TORONTO 
3/10/2013NY ISLANDERS 
3/12/2013BOSTON 
3/14/2013at TORONTO 
3/16/2013NY RANGERS 
3/17/2013BOSTON 

PHILADELPHIA - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
2/9/2013CAROLINA4-3W0, -125W5.5 unO
2/11/2013at TORONTO2-5L0, -115L5.5 unO
2/12/2013at WINNIPEG3-2W0, +125W5.5 ovU
2/15/2013at NEW JERSEY3-5L0, +135L5 ovO
2/16/2013at MONTREAL1-4L0, +135L5.5 unU
2/18/2013at NY ISLANDERS7-0W0, -110W5.5 ovO
2/20/2013at PITTSBURGH6-5W0, +160W5.5 ovO
2/21/2013FLORIDA2-5L0, -145L5.5 unO
2/23/2013WINNIPEG5-3W0, -145W5.5 ovO
2/25/2013TORONTO2-4L0, -155L5.5 ovO
2/27/2013WASHINGTON4-1W0, -150W6 unU
3/2/2013OTTAWA2-1W0, -165W5 ovU
3/5/2013at NY RANGERS2-4L0, +110L5.5 unO
3/7/2013PITTSBURGH 
3/9/2013at BOSTON 
3/10/2013BUFFALO 
3/13/2013at NEW JERSEY 
3/15/2013NEW JERSEY 
3/18/2013at TAMPA BAY 
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
PHILADELPHIA is 61-50-6 straight up against PITTSBURGH since 1996
59 of 104 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Over=+6.9 Units)
Games over the last 3 seasons
PHILADELPHIA is 13-7 (+8.7 Units) against the spread versus PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PHILADELPHIA is 13-7-0 straight up against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
9 of 18 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-1.1 Units, Under=-0.3 Units)

All games played at PHILADELPHIA since 1996
PHILADELPHIA is 33-24 (+0.9 Units) against the spread versus PITTSBURGH since 1996
PHILADELPHIA is 35-22-1 straight up against PITTSBURGH since 1996
28 of 53 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Over=-0.4 Units, Under=-4.9 Units)
Games played at PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 5-5-0 straight up against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
6 of 10 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+2.1 Units)

 Team StatisticsGoalie Statistics
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultShotsASTPwr PlayStarterShotsSaves
2/20/2013PHILADELPHIA60, +160 SU ATS32106-1BRYZGALOV3227
 PITTSBURGH50, -1855.5 ov Over3297-2VOKOUN3226
1/19/2013PITTSBURGH30, -125 SU ATS2743-2FLEURY2726
 PHILADELPHIA10, +1056 ov Under2725-0BRYZGALOV2624
4/22/2012PITTSBURGH10, -120  Under3105-1FLEURY2218
 PHILADELPHIA50, +1007 unSU ATS2363-1BRYZGALOV3130
4/20/2012PHILADELPHIA20, +170  Under2645-2BRYZGALOV2320
 PITTSBURGH30, -2007 evSU ATS2363-1FLEURY2624
4/18/2012PITTSBURGH100, +100 SU ATS36179-4FLEURY2522
 PHILADELPHIA30, -1206.5 ov Over2565-3BRYZGALOV1813
4/15/2012PITTSBURGH40, -135  Over3585-1FLEURY2822
 PHILADELPHIA80, +1156 ovSU ATS34137-4BRYZGALOV3531
4/13/2012PHILADELPHIA80, +175 SU ATS31112-1BRYZGALOV2823
 PITTSBURGH50, -2056 un Over28104-2FLEURY3023
4/11/2012PHILADELPHIA40, +175 SU ATS2661-1BRYZGALOV2825
 PITTSBURGH30, -2055.5 ov Over2863-0FLEURY2622
4/7/2012PHILADELPHIA20, +145  2146-1BOBROVSKY2319
 PITTSBURGH40, -1656 ovSU ATS2374-1FLEURY1514
4/1/2012PHILADELPHIA60, +180 SU ATS26113-1BOBROVSKY4743
 PITTSBURGH40, -2156 un Over4785-1FLEURY2520
3/18/2012PITTSBURGH20, -135  Under4042-0FLEURY2724
 PHILADELPHIA30, +1155.5 ovSU ATS2764-1BRYZGALOV4038
2/18/2012PITTSBURGH60, -105 SU ATS3063-0FLEURY3127
 PHILADELPHIA40, -1155.5 ov Over3146-1BRYZGALOV1310
12/29/2011PHILADELPHIA40, +120 SU ATS2384-1BOBROVSKY2624
 PITTSBURGH20, -1406 un 2633-0FLEURY2219
12/8/2011PITTSBURGH20, +105  Under2745-1FLEURY2926
 PHILADELPHIA30, -1255.5 unSU ATS2956-1BRYZGALOV2725
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
[D] 03/05/2013 - Paul Martin probable Thursday vs. Philadelphia ( Lower Body )
[D] 03/07/2013 - Simon Despres "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia ( Undisclosed )
PHILADELPHIA
[D] 01/07/2013 - Marc-Andre Bourdon out indefinitely ( Concussion )
[D] 01/15/2013 - Chris Pronger out for season ( Concussion )
[D] 03/04/2013 - Matt Walker out for season ( Hip )
[D] 03/05/2013 - Andrej Meszaros is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Pittsburgh ( Shoulder )
[GO] 02/16/2013 - Michael Leighton out indefinitely ( Finger )
[LW] 02/21/2013 - Jody Shelley out indefinitely ( Hip )
[RW] 03/07/2013 - Matt Read is upgraded to "?" Thursday vs. Pittsburgh ( Ribs )
[LW] 02/28/2013 - Tye McGinn out indefinitely ( Eye )
[F] 03/03/2013 - Harry Zolnierczyk 4-game suspension, eligible to return 3/13 vs New Jersey ( Suspension )
[D] 03/05/2013 - Kurtis Foster is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Pittsburgh ( Flu )
[D] 03/06/2013 - Nicklas Grossmann "?" Thursday vs. Pittsburgh ( Groin )
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