Moneyline favors Penguins in battle with Jets

Pittsburgh PenguinsWinnipeg Jets
Feb 15, 7:00 PM | MTS Centre

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Winnipeg Jets Odds

9-5-0TEAM RECORD5-6-1

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Pittsburgh duelling Winnipeg on Friday at MTS Centre.

The Jets sport records of 5-6-1 heading into this matchup, while the Penguins sit at 9-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-6 for the Jets and 8-6 for the Penguins.

View Pittsburgh vs Winnipeg Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Jets were listed earlier today as +124 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 20-ranked Jets and the No. 6-rated Penguins in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winnipeg's No. 19-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 19.6% rate while the Penguins have a 82.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Senators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -185 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Winnipeg was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Flyers. They lost as -130 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Ottawa are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 1-9
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Penguins at Jets trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games when playing Winnipeg
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Pittsburgh's last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Winnipeg's last 23 games

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Sunday, February 17
Winnipeg home to Boston, Sunday, February 17

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