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Devils open as moneyline underdog vs Penguins

New Jersey DevilsPittsburgh Penguins
March 25, 7:00 PM | Consol Energy Centre

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

42-27-6TEAM RECORD46-22-6

The Pittsburgh Penguins look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Devils arrive at Consol Energy Centre on Sunday.

This season the Penguins are 46-22-6 overall while the Devils are 42-27-6. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 36-31-7 on the OU, and New Jersey is 34-31-10.

View New Jersey vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Devils were listed as +-200 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Penguins and the No. 8-ranked Devils, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 1-ranked offense (3.4 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 19.2% rate while the Devils have a 89.2% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 4-3 loser at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at +170 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 8-4 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at +166 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Ottawa are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Devils at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games on the road
New Jersey is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New Jersey's last 15 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey home to Chicago, Tuesday, March 27
Pittsburgh home to NY Islanders, Tuesday, March 27

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