Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins 1/7/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 1/6/2015
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM ET
Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh
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The Boston Bruins travel to Pittsburgh on Wednesday to take on the Penguins at the Consol Energy Center. Boston is coming off a 2-1 shootout loss to Carolina on Sunday while the Penguins are coming off a 4-1 loss to Montreal on Saturday.
The over is 1-0-3 in the Bruins last 4 games playing on 2 days rest while the over is 2-0-2 in the Bruins last 4 Wednesday games. Also, the over is 4-0-3 in Boston's last 7 vs. a team with a winning record and is 5-1-1 in their last 7 overall.
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The over is 3-0-1 in the Penguins last 4 vs. the Atlantic Division. The under is 6-0 in the Penguins last 6 following a loss of 3 or more goals and is 5-1 in Pittsburgh's last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400. The under is 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record.
In terms of head to head matchups, the home team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Pittsburgh while the under is 8-2-1 in the last 11 meetings.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
Boston Bruins are 19-21-0 Against the Spread
Boston Bruins are 16-17-0 against the Over/Under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Penguins are 24-15-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Penguins are 16-19-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/10/14 LW Simon Gagne Personal out indefinitely
10/05/14 C Marc Savard Concussion out for season
12/28/14 RW Patric Hornqvist Foot expected to miss 2-3 weeks
12/27/14 D Olli Maatta Shoulder out another 4 weeks
12/23/14 LW Blake Comeau Wrist expected to miss 1-2 weeks
12/22/14 GO Thomas Greiss Virus out indefinitely
12/20/14 D Paul Martin Undisclosed out indefinitely
12/03/14 C Scott Wilson Leg expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/18/14 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot out for season
01/06/15 C Marcel Goc Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Boston
01/06/15 D Simon Despres Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Boston
01/03/15 C Zach Sill Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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