|NHL Penguins vs. Canucks Picks & Predictions for January 7, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 07 January 2014 14:00|
Penguins vs. Canucks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -110 money line favorites over the Canucks, who are +110 on the ML. Pittsburgh is 31-12-1 overall and 12-9-1 on the road, while the Canucks are 23-13-8 overall and 11-6-4 at home. The total is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened with -103 odds but their line jumped to -110, while the Canucks' odds have dropped from -105 down to +102. As for the total, it opened at 5 and that's where it currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 71% of bettors favor the Penguins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Vancouver. According to latest NHL trends, the Canucks are 6-2 in their last eight games versus the Metropolitan division and 6-2 in their last eight home games. They're also 42-18 in their last 60 games in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation and 37-18 in their last 55 home games versus a team with a winning record. The Canucks have lost four straight games and let one get away from them in Anaheim two nights ago. As they return home, look for them to step up big tonight in a great matchup with another excellent opponent. There's value in betting good teams coming off of losses, even against a tough foe like Pittsburgh.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: VANCOUVER CANUCKS +102