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Vancouver Canucks vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds Preview with Prediction

The Pittsburgh Penguins will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Vancouver Canucks pay a visit to PPG Paints Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Pittsburgh Penguins in this one found them earlier as -250 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.3-2.2 win for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Vancouver Canucks will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 25-25-6 this season, while the Penguins are 34-13-7. Vancouver is 23-24-9 against the total, while Pittsburgh is 34-16-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Vancouver injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 21-rated Vancouver Canucks taking on the No. 3-rated Pittsburgh Penguins in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 1-ranked offense (3.57 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.86 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 22.16% rate while the Canucks have a 79.05% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at +128 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh was a 4-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Coyotes. They lost as -195 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at St. Louis, Thursday, February 16th
Pittsburgh home to Winnipeg, Thursday, February 16th