Penguins face Winnipeg Jets: NHL odds preview and stats
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Winnipeg Jets Odds
Pittsburgh pays a visit to Winnipeg on Friday, hoping to shut down the Jets bats in hockey action at MTS Centre.
The Jets sit at 1-1-1 on the season; in comparison, the Penguins are currently 2-1. Looking to wager on the totals? Winnipeg is 1-2 OU, and Pittsburgh is 2-1 OU.
Hockey odds makers opened the Jets as +124 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Jets at No. 17 and the Penguins at No. 1 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Winnipeg's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 2 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 14 at 3 goals allowed. The Jets power play is averaging 20% while the Penguins defense kills off 88.2% of their penalties.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Maple Leafs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at +185 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Winnipeg was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on Winnipeg at +150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 1-9
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Penguins at Jets trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Pittsburgh's last 20 games
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Winnipeg's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Winnipeg's last 10 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh at Ottawa, Sunday, January 27
Winnipeg home to NY Islanders, Sunday, January 27