Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins Prediction, 2/8/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Penguins (+105) Bruins (-126)
The Boston Bruins (26-14-3) will play the Pittsburgh Penguins (27-11-8) at TD Garden on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Penguins at +105 while the Bruins are priced at -126. The total is set at 6.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will need a bounce back game after taking a 4-3 loss against the Capitals in their last contest. Pittsburgh amassed 10 minutes in the box in this game. The Penguins had an average offensive output in the loss. In addition, they had 5 power play opportunities and were able to score 3 goals. In the outing, they netted 3 out of the 47 shots they tried.
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Pittsburgh Penguins opponents have earned 112 power play opportunities (31st in the league) and have scored 14 goals in those chances. The Penguins have had 1,382 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .914. Pittsburgh has tried 1,593 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.5%. While at even strength, the Penguins have conceded 105 goals while scoring 122 themselves. Pittsburgh comes into tonight with 136 power play opportunities and they have scored 30 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 22.06%. For the current season, they have tallied 62 points and their points percentage sits at .674. In the matter of scoring goals, the Pittsburgh Penguins have accounted for 152 goals (6th in the league) on the season and have conceded 119.
The player in the crease for this game is Tristan Jarry. The opposition has notched 332 goals versus Jarry in his NHL career and his goals against average is 2.54. Jarry has played in 138 matchups over the course of his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently is at .915 in his 7,851 minutes on the ice. He has accumulated a record of 82-37-13 and he was named the starter in 130 games. Over the course of his career, Jarry has earned 80 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .615. Jarry has seen 3,917 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 3,585 saves.
The last time they were on the ice, Boston played the Kraken in an outing where the Bruins got the victory by a mark of 3-2. They had 3 power play attempts in this contest and recorded 2 goals out of those chances. The Bruins earned 3 goals out of the 26 shots on goal they tried.
Boston has attempted 1,505 shots (7th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.64%, while allowing their opponents 1,249 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 83.22% on their opponents 143 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 90.5%. They have a tally of 129 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 26.36%. The Bruins are sitting with 96 goals at even strength and 34 goals (6th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have permitted 119 goals to be scored by of a combination of 95 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this year, the Boston Bruins have a total of 130 goals, 55 points, in addition to a points percentage of .640.
For the opposition you will find Linus Ullmark defending the goal. He has accrued 3,856 stops out of 4,226 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .912. Ullmark has a career mark of 66-53-14 and has participated in 141 contests. He has made the start in 135 games and his ice time sits at 8,064 minutes. Ullmark's percentage of quality starts comes out to 54.8% and he has accumulated 74 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. The opposition is averaging 2.75 goals/game and he has yielded 370 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston (-126)
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