Arizona Coyotes (7-6-1) at Pittsburgh Penguins (6-5-3)
|Date & Time||Saturday November 10, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Pittsburgh Penguins -205 / Arizona Coyotes +184 --- Over/Under: 6
The Pittsburgh Penguins welcome the Arizona Coyotes to town for a Saturday NHL tilt.
The Arizona Coyotes have followed a five game winning streak with back to back defeats following a 5-4 OT loss at Philadelphia on Thursday. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Brad Richardson, Derek Stepan and Michael Grabner provided he Coyotes scoring while Darcy Kuemper stopped 26 shots.
Scott Laughton paced the Philadelphia offense with a pair of goals with Travis Konecny and Dale Weiss also scoring in regulation. Shayne Gostisbehere tallied 61 seconds in to OT to make a winner of Brian Elliott who stopped all 18 shots he saw in relief of Calvin Pickard (14 saves).
The Pittsburgh Penguins need a change in momentum after a 2-1 defeat at Washington on Wednesday. Sydney Crosby scored the lone goal for the Penguins on the power play in the first period. Jack Johnson picked up an assist and Casey DeSmith gave up both goals on 22 shots to absorb the loss for Pittsburgh.
Washington received a second period power play goal from Alex Ovechkin with TJ Oshie lighting the lamp with 1:14 remaining. John Carlson added a pair of helpers and Braden Holtby picked up the win for the Capitals with a 41 save effort.
Over is 5-0 in Coyotes last 5 overall and over is 5-0 in Coyotes last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and under is 6-1 in Coyotes last 7 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. Under is 3-0-1 in Penguins last 4 overall and under is 4-0-1 in Penguins last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and under is 2-0-2 in Penguins last 4 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game. Coyotes are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Pittsburgh and home team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings and Coyotes are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
I don’t believe Pittsburgh is worth the price but I think their chance of winning is good…