Blue Jackets vs. Penguins Free Pick

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PITTSBURGH, PA (The Spread) - The Penguins host the Blue Jackets in Game 5 tonight at 7:00PM ET in a game that should be low-scoring.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -170 money line favorites over the Blue Jackets, who are +156 on the ML. The total for tonight's game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals with the series tied at 2-2.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened as -185 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -170, while the Blue Jackets opened at +170 and now they're +156 money line underdogs.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 72% 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 the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 5-1 in the Jackets' last six games playing on two days of rest and 8-2 in their last 10 road games. The under is also 4-1 in their last five Saturday games and with Sidney Crosby mired in a nine-game scoring drought, look for this game to stay low-scoring throughout.

2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: BLUE JACKETS/PENGUINS UNDER 5.5

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