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Florida Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 2/7/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Pittsburgh Penguins at Florida Panthers
Date & Time Thursday February 7, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
BB&T Center
Sunrise, FL
The Line
Florida +106 / Pittsburgh -120 / over-under: 5.5
TV Channel
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Thursday NHL action features the Florida Panthers hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have suffered back to back defeats following a 4-0 loss to visiting Carolina on Tuesday. The Penguins didn’t get off many shots and Matt Murray gave up three goals on 31 shots.

Carolina received goals from Jordan Martinook, Brett Pesce, Micheal Ferland and Andrei Svechnikov. Ten players recorded points for the Hurricanes who received 23 saves from Curtis McElhinney.

The Florida Panthers have dropped two of three after a 3-2 loss to visiting St. Louis on Tuesday. Florida led 2-0 on goals from Henrik Borgstrom and Aleksander Barkov with James Reimer absorbing the loss with three goals scoring on 34 shots.

Colton Parayko, Ryan O’Reilly and Vince Dunn scored in the third for St. Louis and Jordan Binnington picked up the win with 22 saves.

Penguins are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Atlantic and Penguins are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a road favorite and Penguins are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. Over is 3-0-1 in Panthers last 4 games as a favorite and Panthers are 0-6 in their last 6 Thursday games. Over is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings in Florida and favorite is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.

Small play on the over here with Pittsburgh bouncing back offensively with the Panthers scoring as well…

over 5.5 // will update

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