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NHL Betting Line Favors the Detroit Red Wings over the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday as the host Detroit Red Wings battle the Pittsburgh Penguins in hockey odds action.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.3 win for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings bring a 37-26-11 record to the battle against the 40-25-8 Penguins. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 28-34-12 so far and the Penguins go 30-30-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 20-ranked Detroit Red Wings and the No. 9-rated Pittsburgh Penguins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.57 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.49 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 17.72% while the Penguins defense kills off 83.63% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh was a 3-0 loser in its last match at home against the Devils. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-3 winner at home against the Canadiens. Bettors on Detroit at -205 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at New York, Sunday, March 27th
Detroit home to Buffalo, Monday, March 28th