The Pittsburgh Penguins were blanked by the Vancouver Canucks in the first meeting of the season between the two teams as they get set to meet in NHL betting action at the online sportsbooks once again on Saturday night.
Vancouver shut out Pittsburgh 3-0 as a road underdog on the NHL odds in their first meeting of the season on December 4, in an UNDER result for totals bettors. Pittsburgh, however, had gone 4-0 in their previous four games against Vancouver dating all the way back to 2010.
Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Vancouver Canucks Pick
Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 2.5-2.1 result in favor of the Canucks today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Vancouver Canucks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
28-19-3 Vancouver battles the Penguins, currently with a 30-14-8 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 21-25-4 for the Canucks and 20-30-2 for the Penguins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
The Vancouver Canucks sit at No. 19 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds – VSB
, while the Pittsburgh Penguins sit at a No. 22 on the same chart.
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How Pittsburgh Penguins vs Vancouver Canucks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Vancouver Canucks No. 19-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.48 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 17.61% rate while the Penguins have a 87.17% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 4-0 winner on the road against the Flames. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 5-1 loser at home against the Sharks. Bettors on San Jose at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Odds Trends
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games on the road
Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver’s last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh home to Detroit, Wednesday, February 11th
Vancouver at Minnesota, Monday, February 9th