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Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 04/09/2021 Game Analysis, Hockey Betting & Picks

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 04-09-2021 Game Analysis Hockey Betting & Picks

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 04/09/2021 – Pittsburgh Penguins are holding the third position in the East Division play and they look forward to making it to the top two spots. The Devils enter this game as they remain at the seventh spot in the East Division play. New Jersey Devils are currently the second-worst team in their league and they enter with a losing record. New Jersey is ahead of the Buffalo Sabres and they look forward to rebounding. The NHL 2021 season betting site has been interesting with every team battling to get on top of the list.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 04/09/2021

When: Friday, April 9, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 04/09/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5 (+152) 6 o (-102) -170
New Jersey Devils +1.5 (-189) 6 o (-112) +156
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Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins won their last game against the Rangers with a final score of 5-2. Pittsburgh will enter this game with a 25-13-2 record on the season. The Pittsburgh Penguins are just a few games behind the Capitals in second place. From the offensive end, Pittsburgh is touching an average of 3.33 goals per game. Pittsburgh’s defense is surrendering 2.82 goals on average and is holding the 14th rank in the league. However, they have surrendered a total of 7.5 goals in the last two games alone.

Players to watch: S. Crosby C (G 15 A 29 PTS 44), J. Guentzel LW (G 17 A 22 PTS 39), K. Letang D (G 6 A 24 PTS 30).

New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils enter this game with a 14-18-6 record on the season. The Devils won their last game against the Sabres with a 6-3 final score, but they are up against a tough Pittsburgh squad. New Jersey has a weak defense that is giving up 3.19 goals to opponents. The Devils are touching an average of 2.46 goals with their offensive unit. In their last four games alone, the Devils have scored 16 in total.

Players to watch: P. Zacha C (G 8 A 14 PTS 22), J. Bratt LW (G 5 A 16 PTS 21), T. Smith D (G 2 A 17 PTS 19).

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils Betting Predictions

Trends

Penguins

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
Pittsburgh is 13-5 SU in their last 18 games this season.
Penguins are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the East conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games against an opponent in the East Division division.

Devils

The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey’s last 5 games.
New Jersey is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey’s last 6 games against Pittsburgh.
New Jersey is 2-15 SU in their last 17 games at home.
New Jersey is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games this season.

Penguins vs Devils Betting Picks

The NHL betting odds are intact for Pittsburgh to win this game and cover the spread with ease. The Penguins hold a better shot as their offense will dominate the Devil’s defense. Back Pittsburgh to secure an easy victory.

Score Prediction: Penguins 5, Devils 1.