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New Jersey Devils home to Penguins in hockey betting action

Pittsburgh PenguinsNew Jersey Devils
March 17, 1:00 PM | Prudential Center

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils Odds

43-21-5TEAM RECORD41-25-5

The New Jersey Devils will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Pittsburgh Penguins invade Prudential Center on Saturday.

The Devils currently sports a record of 41-25-5. The Penguins are 43-21-5. Betting totals have seen the Devils post a 31-30-10 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Penguins have gone 32-30-7 against the number.

View Pittsburgh vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Devils rated this week at No. 8 and the Penguins sitting at No. 1.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 12-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Penguins have a 89.4% rate on the penalty kill.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Rangers on March 15. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -166 were rewarded, while the 1 goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing NY Rangers are 9-1
After a win are 9-1

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Penguins at Devils trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
New Jersey is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Sunday, March 18
New Jersey at NY Rangers, Monday, March 19

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