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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. San Jose Sharks - 2/21/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins
Date & Time Thursday February 21, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
PPG Paints Arena
Pittsburgh, PA
The Line
Pittsburgh -120 / San Jose +105 / over-under: 5.5
TV Channel
NESN
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NHL | San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Pittsburgh Penguins host the San Jose Sharks in a Thursday NHL tilt.

After winning six straight San Jose has dropped two of three after a 6-5 OT loss to visiting Boston on Monday. Joe Thornton led San Jose with a hat trick with Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture lighting the lamp. Pavelski also assisted twice and Martin Jones was charged with six goals on 20 shots to fall to 28-11-5.

Torey Krug, Zdeno Chara, Karson Kuhlman, Jake DeBrusk and Chris Wagner scored in regulation for the Bruins and Charlie McAvoy netted the overtime winner. David Krejci added three helpers and DeBrusk assisted twice for Boston to make the 33 saves of Tuukka Rask a winner.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have ripped off wins in four of five after defeating New Jersey 4-3 on the road Tuesday. Jesper Bratt, Marcus Johansson and Miles Wood lit the lamp for New Jersey. Mirco Mueller logged two assists and Keith Kinkaid took the loss with four goals allowed on 27 shots.

Pittsburgh received scoring from Zach Aston-Reese, Nick Bjugstad, Bryan Rust and Chad Ruhwedel. Ten players recorded points for the Penguins and Matt Murray gave up three goals on 37 shots to pick up the win.

Sharks are 5-0 in their last 5 road games and Sharks are 5-1 in their last 6 games as an underdog and Sharks are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Metropolitan.

Penguins are 4-1 in their last 5 overall and Penguins are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a favorite and Penguins are 12-3 in their last 15 games playing on 1 days rest.

Sharks are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Pittsburgh and under is 10-4-1 in the last 15 meetings and under is 8-3-1 in the last 12 meetings in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh is heating up so it’s easy to like them here but the Penguins will be looking good and gain your trust and then fall on their face so bet accordingly…

Pick:
San Jose +105

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