Penguins vs Devils Hockey Game Preview

Pittsburgh PenguinsNew Jersey Devils
Feb 9, 1:00 PM | Prudential Center

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils Odds

8-3-0TEAM RECORD6-1-3

Prudential Center hosts an NHL battle between the New Jersey Devils and the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.

New Jersey battles the Penguins, currently with a 8-3 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 4-6 for the Devils and 7-4 for the Penguins.

View Pittsburgh vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Devils in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of +105 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 13 (Devils) and the No. 8 (Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 18-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 19% rate while the Penguins have a 83.3% rate on the penalty kill.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Capitals on February 7. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -177 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 4-2 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -121 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

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

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

A few Penguins at Devils trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 8 games at home

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to New Jersey, Sunday, February 10

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