Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 1/22/2023 – On Sunday, a Metropolitan Division Conference battle is all set to get underway between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New Jersey Devils. The Penguins are 5th on the table and the Devils are sitting in the second spot. New Jersey is coming into this game with a loss and the Penguins are coming into this game with a victory. The NHL betting lines are updated online and the Devils are looking for a victory at home. The Devils have a better record and are predicted to win this game against the Penguins.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 1/22/2023
When: Sunday, January 22, 2:00 PM ET
Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils 1/22/2023 Betting Odds:
|Penguins||+1.5 (-222)||6.5 o (-102)||+111|
|Devils||-1.5 (+178)||6.5 u (-120)||-137|
Rust on Letang: "There's bigger things in hockey. Obviously, family is No. 1, and we all consider him family… So, I think to show our support for him in a very difficult time was very important."
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 22, 2023
The Penguins are holding a 23-15-7 record on the season and are right ahead of the Islanders. Pittsburgh is coming off a neat victory against Ottawa with a final score of 4-1. Rickard Rakell took the lead in scoring for the Penguins. Jake Guentzel, Jeff Petry, and Jason Zucker were the other top players for the Penguins. The Penguins will need to develop their defensive skills if they want to win against the Devils.
Players to watch: Sidney Crosby C (G 21, A 32, PTS 53), Evgeni Malkin C (G 16, A 28, PTS 44), Jake Guentzel LW (G 20, A 22, PTS 42).
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are coming into this game holding a 29-12-4 record. The Devils are right behind the Hurricanes and are ahead of the Rangers. The Devils are one of the top teams this season and they continue to perform well. Out of the last 10 games, the Devils managed to win seven and are scoring an average of 3.51 goals per game. Jack Hughes is one of the top players for the Devils alongside Nico Heisher.
Players to watch: Jack Hughes C (G 29, A 27, PTS 56), Jesper Bratt LW (G 18, A 28, PTS 46), Nico Hischier C (G 21, A 23, PTS 44).
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils Betting Predictions
Pittsburgh is 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against New Jersey.
Penguins is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Jersey’s last 7 games.
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Devils is 1-8 SU in their last 9 games at home.
New Jersey is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey’s last 5 games played in January.
Penguins vs Devils Betting Picks
The Penguins are playing this game on the road and they are up against the strong New Jersey team. The odds to win NHL are in favor of the New Jersey Devils to take out the Penguins with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Devils 3, Penguins 2.