Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins have managed to pay out on the NHL betting lines in four of their last six games against the Detroit Red Wings as those two teams hit the ice together on Thursday night.
The Penguins and Red Wings met three times last season, with Pittsburgh winning two of those contests for their supporters on the NHL betting lines at the online sportsbooks. The OVER had paid out in three of their past five matchups.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings Opening Odds and Betting Line
NHL Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Detroit Red Wings as -125 moneyline Favorite in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.
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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Detroit Red Wings bring a 3-1-2 record to the battle against the 3-2-0 Penguins. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 0-5-1 so far and the Penguins go 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Red Wings rated this week at No. 10 and the Pittsburgh Penguins sitting at No. 2.
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How Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings Stats Matchup
The game also pits Detroit’s No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 17 at 3 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 8.33% while the Penguins defense kills off 75% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +200 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -145 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds Trends
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 11 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh at Nashville, Saturday, October 25th
Detroit at Philadelphia, Saturday, October 25th