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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins 02/08/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins 02-08-2022 Picks Predictions and Preview

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins 02/08/2022 – The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins will be scraping the ice at TD Garden in Boston on Tuesday evening. The Pittsburgh Penguins are third in the Metropolitan Division with a score of 27-11-8, right below the New York Rangers. The Boston Bruins are sandwiched between the Maple Leafs and Red Wings in the fourth position in the Atlantic Division with a score of 26-14-3. While these two teams are certainly strong, they have been unimpressive so far this season. NHL betting lines are predicting a win for the Boston Bruins for Tuesday evening.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins 02/08/2022

When: Tuesday, February 8, 7:00 PM ET

Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins 02/08/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Pittsburgh Penguins +1.5 (-278)5.5 o (+100)+100
Boston Bruins -1.5 (+217)5.5 u (-110)-125
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Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins played their last league game with the Capitals and lost 4-3. The Pittsburgh Penguins are definitely looking forward to a comeback especially after a four-game losing streak. On average, Pittsburgh is scoring 3.3 goals per goal and is making successful use of only 22.9 percent of their powerplay. The lead scorer for the Penguins is Jake Guentzel who has pocketed 23 goals this season. Kris Letang has an impressive 36 assists and Evan Rodriguez has 143 attempts. On defense, the Penguins are allowing 2.6 goals per game.

Players to watch: J. Guentzel LW (G 23, A 23, PTS 46), K. Letang D (G 5, A 36, PTS 41), S. Crosby C (G 12, A 28, PTS 40).

Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins won their last league game against Seattle with a score of 3-2. The Bruins are enjoying a comfortable fourth position in the conference, confident that they will jump higher in the following games. As a team, Boston is scoring 3.02 goals per game, while making use of 26.4 percent of its opportunities during the powerplay. Leading the team is David Pastrnak with 22 goals. Brad Marchand has assisted 28 times while Patrice Bergeron has 158 attempts on goal. On defense, the team is allowing 2.8 goals per game.

Players to watch: B. Marchand LW (G 21, A 28, PTS 49), D. Pastrnak RW (G 22, A 21, PTS 43), P. Bergeron C (G 12, A 22, PTS 34).

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins Betting Predictions

Trends

Penguins

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games.
Pittsburgh are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Penguins are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Pittsburgh are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Bruins

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games.
Boston are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 8 games against Pittsburgh.
Boston are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Boston are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.

Penguins vs Bruins Betting Picks

The game promises to be an interesting battle between two very similar teams. However, the odds are still in favor of Boston as the Bruins are expected to win this game by the geeks at the NHL betting forum.

Score Prediction: Bruins 4, Penguins 3.