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Devils vs. Penguins Predictions, Odds, Preview

Apr. 20, 2021
Matt Blunt
NHL Expert
VegasInsider.com

New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Predictions

Score Prediction Penguins 4 Devils 2

Tough for any Devils approach to have a strong leg to stand on, as even the “professional pride” angle showing up after six straight losses would have likely been something we would have already seen from them.

New Jersey just lost four in a row to the Rangers, and you would have figured that some professional pride would have surfaced after losing the first two of those games by shutout. Wasn't the case as the Devils were outscored 11-6 in the next two losses.

The six-game losing streak for New Jersey started with a pair of losses to this Penguins team, as Pittsburgh potted 11 goals in the two games themselves. New Jersey can't keep the puck out of their own net at all right now, and until that changes, the Devils should be a fade more often than not.

Going with Pittsburgh to win in regulation or even potentially a Devils team total "under" are other potential plays to go about this game as well.

New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Best Bets

  • Penguins ML

The Pittsburgh Penguins look to turn things around at home, where they ave won four of their last five games.(AP)

New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Analysis

New Jersey is currently in seventh-place of the East Division standings with a 14-24-6 record. Pittsburgh sits in third-place of the East Division table, 28-14-3 and 25 points ahead of New Jersey

  • Venue: PPG Paints Arena
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. ET

New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Form

New Jersey is on a current six-game losing streak, two of which came against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh lost its last game against Buffalo 2-4, and lost lost two of its last three games.

New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Head To Head

Pittsburgh has won two straight games against New Jersey, including three of the last four. The Penguins have scored at least five goals in the last two games against the Devils.

New Jersey Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Game Odds

  • Devils +210
  • Penguins -225
  • Devils (+1.5) -115
  • Penguins (-1.5) -105
  • Over 6 -105
  • Under 6 -115

Odds per BetMGM - Subject to Change


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