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Pittsburgh Penguins at New Jersey Devils Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Prudential Center against the New Jersey Devils.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins were listed as -135 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365 . The over under total was set at 6 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-2.2 win for the Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New Jersey will face the 43-28-6 Penguins. In totals betting, the Devils are 38-36-2 in over under betting so far this season while the Pittsburgh Penguins are 44-31-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Jersey vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 11-rated New Jersey Devils and the No. 2-ranked Pittsburgh Penguins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Jersey's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 3.01 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 20 at 3.09 goals allowed. The Devils power play is averaging 20.85% while the Penguins defense kills off 79.92% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Penguins were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +222 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -188 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Montreal, Saturday, March 31st
New Jersey home to New York, Saturday, March 31st