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Devils open as moneyline underdog vs Penguins

New Jersey DevilsPittsburgh Penguins
Oct 22, 7:00 PM | Consol Energy Centre

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

3-1-1TEAM RECORD5-2-2

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

Pittsburgh will face the 3-1-1 Devils. In totals betting, the Penguins are 4-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Devils are 2-2-1 favoring the OVER.

View New Jersey vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Penguins in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -160 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Penguins and the No. 7-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. 9-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 18.9% rate while the Devils have a 95.5% rate on the penalty kill.

The Devils were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-1 winner at home against the Canadiens. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After playing San Jose are 6-6-1
After a loss are 6-4

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 8-2
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Devils at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
New Jersey is 8-4 SU in its last 12 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
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey at Los Angeles, Tuesday, October 25
Pittsburgh at NY Islanders, Tuesday, October 25

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