Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins 2/19/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 2/18/2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Consol Energy Center to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.
The Blue Jackets are 9-3 in their last 12 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game and 43-97 in their last 140 vs. a team with a winning record. They are 89-210-8 in their last 307 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The under is 5-1 in the Blue Jackets last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 in their last 6 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game.
The Penguins are 5-1 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and 75-26 in their last 101 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. They are 39-14 in their last 53 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 5-0 in the Penguins last 5 games playing on 1 day rest and 8-1-1 in their last 10 overall.
Head-to-head, the over is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings. The Blue Jackets are 3-10 in the last 13 meetings and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Pittsburgh.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 25-30-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 27-24-0 against the Over/Under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Penguins are 32-25-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Penguins are 21-29-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Columbus Blue Jackets
12/20/14 C Boone Jenner Back expected to miss 1-2 months
10/05/14 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
02/17/15 D Dalton Prout Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Pittsburgh
02/17/15 LW Nick Foligno Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Pittsburgh
02/07/15 D Ryan Murray Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/28/15 LW Jeremy Morin Heart out indefinitely
01/23/15 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin out 4-6 weeks
12/27/14 D Olli Maatta Shoulder out for season
11/18/14 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot out for season
02/03/15 D Christian Ehrhoff Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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