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New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/20/2021 NHL Picks, Previews & Game Analysis

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New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04-20-2021 NHL Picks Previews & Game Analysis

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/20/2021 – An NHL East Division play is all set to get underway as New Jersey Devils take on Pittsburgh Penguins from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Devils are stuck at the second-last spot in the East Division and are ahead of the Sabres. Pittsburgh Penguins are sitting at the third spot and are competing with the Islanders and Capitals in the top two. The Devils enter this game riding a terrible six-game losing streak. As for the Penguins, they look forward to making up for their last defeat. The best sportsbook for 2021 has all the odds and lines for this exciting game with a predicted winner based on the recent betting trends.

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/20/2021

When: Tuesday, April 20, 7:00 PM ET

Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

TV: ATTSN-PT | MSG+ 2

Stream: NHL.TV

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/20/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
New Jersey Devils +1 (+115) 6.5 o (+130) +250
Pittsburgh Penguins -1 (-125) 6.5 u (-182) -300
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New Jersey Devils

The Devils are holding a 14-24-6 record on the season and are trailing the Flyers. New Jersey Devils seem to be a lost cause as they are unable to progress from their seventh spot. The Devils lost their last game to the Rangers with a final score of 5-3. New Jersey’s penalty kill is not too good as they are touching an average of 70.4 percent. This team lost against most of their opponents this season. New Jersey is giving up 3.32 goals per game from their defense and is scoring just 2.48 against opponents.

Players to watch: P. Zacha C (G 10 A 15 PTS 25), J. Bratt LW (G 5 A 20 PTS 25), J. Hughes C (G 9 A 14 PTS 23).

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins are a top-three team and are battling to make it to the top spot. Pittsburgh Penguins are holding a 28-14-3 record on the season and are ahead of the Boston Bruins in fourth. The Penguins lost their last game against Sabres with a 4-2 final score. It was an unexpected defeat as they lost to the worst team in their division. From the offensive end, they are scoring up 3.31 goals per game and are surrendering 2.78 from the defense. When it comes to the penalty kill, the Penguins are touching 76.7 percent.

Players to watch: S. Crosby C (G 17 A 33 PTS 50), J. Guentzel LW (G 20 A 26 PTS 46), K. Letang D (G 7 A 28 PTS 35).

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Predictions

Trends

Devils

The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Jersey’s last 9 games.
New Jersey is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
New Jersey is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Pittsburgh.
Devils are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.

Penguins

Pittsburgh is 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Penguins are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey.

Devils vs Penguins Betting Picks

The Devils are no match for Pittsburgh with their weak offense and defensive unit. Pittsburgh has a decent balance from both ends and they have a great opportunity to make up for their loss. Back the Penguins to win and cover with the NHL betting odds in their favor.

Score Prediction: Penguins 4, Devils 1.