|NHL Penguins vs. Coyotes Picks & Predictions for February 1, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 01 February 2014 14:00|
Penguins vs. Coyotes Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -128 money line favorites over the Coyotes, who are +118 money line underdogs. Pittsburgh enters play with a 38-14-2 record and is 16-10-2 on the road this year, while Phoenix is 25-19-10 overall and 15-9-3 at home. The total for tonight's game is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -128, while the Coyotes' odds have gone from +120 down to +118. The total has stayed at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 74% 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 Pittsburgh. According to latest NHL trends, the Penguins are 6-2 in their last seven games versus the Coyotes and 10-1 in their last 11 games versus the Pacific. They're also 43-11 in their last 54 after allowing two goals or less in their previous game, 52-17 in their last 69 games following a win, and 42-13 in their last 55 games playing on one day of rest. On the other side, the Coyotes are just 2-6 in their last eight games on Saturday, 1-5 in their last six versus the Eastern Conference, and 7-16 in their last 23 games overall. While Phoenix has played tough at home this year, the price is right for Pittsburgh.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -128