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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Anaheim Ducks vs Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Anaheim Ducks at Pittsburgh battle on Saturday at PPG Paints Arena as the Penguins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Anaheim Ducks were listed as 171 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.9-2.7 result in favor of the Penguins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Anaheim Ducks vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Anaheim Ducks will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 15-13-8 this season, while the Penguins are 18-15-3. Anaheim is 13-22-1 against the total, while Pittsburgh is 19-15-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Anaheim injuries news.

The Ducks - Penguins odds would favor the Penguins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Anaheim is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.89 goals per game, against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 18 at 3 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 24.81% while the Ducks defense kills off 82.35% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Anaheim won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Islanders on December 21. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blue Jackets on December 21. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Anaheim is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Anaheim is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Anaheim's last 8 games
  • Anaheim is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Anaheim home to Las Vegas, Wednesday, December 27th
Pittsburgh home to Columbus, Wednesday, December 27th