Vegas Golden Knights vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, 3/11/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vegas Golden Knights vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Location: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Knights (+110) Penguins (-133)
PPG Paints Arena is the location where the Pittsburgh Penguins (34-15-9) will compete against the Vegas Golden Knights (32-22-4) on Friday. The moneyline on this matchup has Vegas at +110 and Pittsburgh is priced at -133. The over/under comes in at 6.
The Vegas Golden Knights will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 2-1 defeat to the Flyers their last time out. Vegas garnered 10 penalty mins for this contest. Furthermore, they had 5 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to net 1 goal. The Golden Knights had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the defeat. For the game, they were able to notch a goal on 1 out of the 48 shots they looked to score on.
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The Golden Knights have had 1,722 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .902. While at even strength, the Golden Knights let the opposition score 136 goals while having 154 of their own. Vegas Golden Knights opponents have 157 power play opportunities (25th in pro hockey) and have a total of 32 goals in those attempts. For the year, the have a total of 68 points and their points % is .586. Vegas has taken 1,973 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.2%. Concerning their scoring, the Vegas Golden Knights have accumulated 181 goals (13th in hockey) on the campaign and have surrendered 168. Vegas steps onto the ice with 149 power play chances and they have notched 27 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 18.12%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Laurent Brossoit. Brossoit has played in 103 games throughout his NHL career. He has accumulated a mark of 42-38-8 and he has gotten the start in 83 games. Opponents have been able to score 256 goals versus Brossoit in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.81. Brossoit has seen 2,741 shots taken against him and he has 2,485 saves. His save percentage currently is at .907 during his 5,461 minutes on the ice. Over the course of his pro career, Brossoit has 44 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .530.
When they were on the ice last, Pittsburgh played the Panthers in an outing where the Penguins took a loss by a final score of 4-3. The Penguins tallied 3 goals out of the 35 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to notch a goal.
Pittsburgh has taken 2,014 shots (4th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.24%, while allowing their opponents 1,758 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 85.00% on their opponents 140 chances on the power play, and their save percentage is currently 91.4%. They have a total of 176 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 21.59%. The Penguins have accumulated 148 goals at even strength and 38 goals (14th in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 151 goals to be scored by way of 130 goals at even strength and 21 goals while they were shorthanded. Over the course of the season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have notched a total of 186 goals, 77 points, as well as a points percentage of .664.
Across the ice you are likely to see Tristan Jarry in goal. His opponents are averaging 2.56 goals per contest and he has conceded 354 goals overall. Jarry's rate of quality starts is 60.9% and he has made 84 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has made the start in 138 games and has accumulated 8,299 mins. Jarry has accrued a career mark of 86-41-13 and has participated in 146 contests. He has a tally of 3,793 stops out of the 4,147 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .915.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh (-133) and under 5.5 goals
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