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NHL HOCKEY

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Detroit Red Wings

The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Joe Louis Arena.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-2 winner at home against the Devils. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -182 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

The Red Wings were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Detroit:
Team record: 15-9-9 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 22-10-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Toronto, Monday, December 16
Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, December 15