The Pittsburgh Penguins trounced the New Jersey Devils in the first meeting of the season between the Eastern Conference teams as they prepare to hit the ice together in NHL betting action once again on Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh beat New Jersey 8-3 as a -191 home favorite on the NHL odds back on October 28 in an easy OVER result for totals bettors. That improved the Penguins to 3-2 in their last five games against the Devils, with the OVER/UNDER just 1-5-2 in the last eight games between the teams.
New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Pittsburgh Penguins were listed earlier today as -115 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
(including Bodog, while odds makers set the opening betting total around 1.5.
Computer Prediction: New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.8-1.9 win for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Pittsburgh Penguins currently sport a record of 16-5-2. The New Jersey Devils are 9-11-4. Betting totals have seen the Penguins post a 10-13 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Devils have gone 11-13 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New Jersey injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
NHL Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 2 and the New Jersey Devils at No. 26 heading into this contest.
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How New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup
The game also pits Pittsburgh’s No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.52 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.96 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 31.17% while the Devils defense kills off 74.74% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New Jersey was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Islanders. They lost as +160 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Hurricanes. They won as -170 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends
New Jersey is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Jersey’s last 9 games
New Jersey is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey’s last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 10 games
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey
Next Betting Matchups
New Jersey at Toronto, Thursday, December 4th
Pittsburgh home to Vancouver, Thursday, December 4th