Pittsburgh Penguins at New Jersey Devils 3/17/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 3/16/2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Prudential Center in Newark
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.
The Penguins are 8-3 in their last 11 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and 40-16 in their last 56 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 45-19 in their last 64 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation. The under is 5-0-1 in the Penguins last 6 following a home loss of 3 or more goals and 8-2 in their last 10 games playing on 1 day rest.
The Devils are 7-1 in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest and 9-4 in their last 13 home games. They are 7-19 in their last 26 vs. a team with a winning record. The under is 21-5-7 in the Devils last 33 home games and 8-2-2 in their last 12 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Head-to-head, the under is 5-0-1 in the last 6 meetings in New Jersey and 20-7-3 in the last 30 meetings. The Penguins are 3-13 in the last 16 meetings in New Jersey.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Penguins are 39-30-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Penguins are 28-34-0 against the Over/Under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
New Jersey Devils are 29-40-0 Against the Spread
New Jersey Devils are 22-37-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/27/14 D Olli Maatta Shoulder out for season
11/18/14 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot out for season
03/16/15 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. New Jersey
03/16/15 RW Patric Hornqvist Undisclosed injured last game, doubtful Tuesday vs. New Jersey
New Jersey Devils
11/17/14 D Bryce Salvador Back out for season
11/14/14 LW Ryane Clowe Concussion out for season
03/14/15 LW Patrik Elias Back "?" Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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