Should you bet on Martin Necas to find the back of the net when the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins go head to head on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET? In the piece below, we dissect all the stats you need to consider before making any bets.

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Will Martin Necas score a goal against the Penguins?

Odds to score a goal this game: +210 (Bet $10 to win $21.00 if he scores a goal)

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Necas stats and insights

  • Necas has scored in four of 16 games this season, with multiple goals in one of those games.
  • He has not faced the Penguins yet this season.
  • On the power play, Necas has accumulated one goal and three assists.
  • Necas averages 2.4 shots per game, and has a shooting percentage of 13.2%.

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Penguins defensive stats

  • The Penguins have given up 42 goals in total (2.8 per game), which ranks eighth in the NHL for fewest goals allowed.
  • So far this season, the Penguins have shut out opponents four times while averaging 14.3 hits and 13.6 blocked shots per game.

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Necas recent games

Date Opponent Points Goals Assists Time On Ice Home/Away Result
11/15/2023 Flyers 0 0 0 19:24 Home L 3-1
11/11/2023 Lightning 1 0 1 16:58 Away W 4-0
11/10/2023 Panthers 0 0 0 16:25 Away L 5-2
11/7/2023 Sabres 1 1 0 21:09 Home W 3-2 OT
11/4/2023 Islanders 1 0 1 14:23 Away W 4-3 OT
11/2/2023 Rangers 0 0 0 17:28 Away L 2-1
10/30/2023 Flyers 0 0 0 12:10 Away W 3-2
10/27/2023 Sharks 0 0 0 20:21 Home W 3-0
10/26/2023 Kraken 3 2 1 20:54 Home W 3-2 OT
10/24/2023 Lightning 0 0 0 20:19 Away L 3-0

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Hurricanes vs. Penguins game info

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+, BSSO, and SportsNet PT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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