Penguins vs. Jets - 1/27/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (26-14-8) at Pittsburgh Penguins (26-12-8)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Consol Energy Centre)
The Line: Pittsburgh Penguins -120 / Winnipeg Jets +109 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Pittsburgh Penguins play Tuesday night at the CONSOL Energy Center.
The Winnipeg Jets look to keep climbing up the Central standings with five straight wins. The Jets are averaging 2.7 goals per game and have scored 12 goals in their last three games. The Winnipeg Jets have scored one power play goal in their last four games and have won eight of their last nine games when scoring at least three goals overall. Bryan Little leads Winnipeg with 18 goals, Andrew Ladd has 23 assists and Blake Wheeler has 140 shots on goal. Defensively, the Jets are allowing 2.4 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in five of their last 10 games. Michael Hutchinson has allowed 37 goals on 570 shots faced and Ondrej Pavelec has given up 72 goals on 825 shots. The Jets have won three of their last four road games.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins hope to turn things around as they’ve lost four straight games. The Penguins are averaging three goals per game and have scored six goals in their last three games. The Pittsburgh Penguins have scored five power play goals in their last six games and have split their last six games when scoring at least three goals overall. Evgeni Malkin leads Pittsburgh with 19 goals, Sidney Crosby has 36 assists and Patric Hornqvist has 120 shots on goal. Defensively, the Penguins are allowing 2.5 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in four straight games. Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed 84 goals on 1,069 shots faced and Thomas Greiss has given up 25 goals on 312 shots.
The Jets are 4-9 in their last 13 vs. a team with a winning record and 5-0 in their last 5 overall. The Penguins are 2-8 in their last 10 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Central. The Jets are 4-22 in the last 26 meetings in Pittsburgh and 13-41 in the last 54 meetings overall.
You see the Jets record in Pittsburgh? Yeah, no thanks. The Penguins have to be the play here, especially with the cheap price.