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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets – NHL – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Friday’s NHL play includes the Pittsburgh Penguins (45-25-11) hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets (36-37-7) at PPG Paints Arena. The Blue Jackets are big underdogs (+266 on the moneyline) against the Penguins (-345) ahead of the game, which starts at 7:00 PM ET.

Penguins vs. Blue Jackets Predictions

Penguins vs. Blue Jackets Betting Odds

Penguins vs Blue Jackets Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Penguins -345 6

Penguins vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends

  • The Penguins have gone 35-24 this season when listed as a moneyline favorite.
  • Pittsburgh is 2-1 (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played with moneyline odds of -345 or shorter.
  • Based on the moneyline in this matchup, the Penguins’ implied win probability is 77.5%.
  • The Penguins’ 264 total goals (3.3 per game) rank 11th in the NHL.
  • The Penguins have given up 219 total goals (2.7 per game), ranking fifth in league play for the fewest goals against.
  • The Blue Jackets have secured an upset victory in 25, or 37.3%, of the 67 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • Columbus has a record of 1-4 in games when bookmakers list them +266 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Blue Jackets have 250 goals this season (3.1 per game), 14th in the NHL.
  • The Blue Jackets allow 3.6 goals per game (290 in total), 27th in the league.


Penguins vs. Blue Jackets Over/Under Trends

  • Pittsburgh and its opponent have hit the over on this game’s total (6 goals) 45 times this season.
  • There have been 56 Columbus games with over 6 goals this season.
  • The over/under for this game (6) is 0.4 less than the combined scoring averages for the Penguins (3.26) and Blue Jackets (3.13).
  • These two teams are allowing a combined 6.3 goals per game, 0.3 more than this contest’s over/under.

Penguins Team Leaders

  • Sidney Crosby: 31 goals and 53 assists
  • Jake Guentzel: 40 goals and 43 assists
  • Kris Letang: nine goals and 58 assists
  • Tristan Jarry: 34-18-6 record, .919 save percentage, 138 goals conceded

Blue Jackets Team Leaders

  • Jakub Voracek: five goals and 54 assists
  • Patrik Laine: 26 goals and 30 assists
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand: 26 goals and 28 assists
  • Elvis Merzlikins: 26-22-7 record, .906 save percentage, 174 goals conceded

Where To Watch Penguins vs. Blue Jackets

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