Penguins vs. Ducks Prediction

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Anaheim Ducks 1/11/19, Prediction & Odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins have won nine of their last 10 games entering tonight's contest at the Anaheim Ducks. Can Pittsburgh continue its winning ways with another triumph?

Game Snapshot

31 Pittsburgh Penguins at 32 Anaheim Ducks

Friday, January 11, 2019

Honda Center at 10:05PM ET


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our NHL Odds & Betting Page.


Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at, the Penguins are a -140 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Ducks are a +120 underdog, while the total is set at 6 goals. As of Friday morning, 81 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Pittsburgh. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Penguins roll past Panthers

Pittsburgh cruised to a 5-1 home win Tuesday night over Florida as it bounced back from having its eight-game win streak snapped the game before. The Penguins (24-13-6) took a 1-0 lead 1:29 in on the sixth goal of the season by Tanner Pearson. It was assisted by Marcus Pettersson and Patric Hornqvist. Bryan Rust scored less than two minutes later on assists from Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby. Rust scored again early in the second period on the power play to make it 3-0 with Matt Cullen and Brian Dumoulin assisting. Riley Sheahan added an unassisted shorthanded goal later in the second to push it to 4-0. The Panthers scored their goal before the end of the second period, but Pittsburgh added an insurance tally in the third courtesy of Crosby off assists from Evgeni Malkin and Pettersson. Matt Murray made 36 saves on 37 shots to post the win.

Ducks drop ninth straight

Anaheim suffered a ninth straight defeat Wednesday night at home by a count of 2-1 in overtime to the Senators. Jakob Silfverberg scored the lone goal for the Ducks (19-17-8) in the first period to give the hosts a 1-0 advantage. Brandon Montour and Andrew Cogliano assisted on the score. Ottawa drew even midway through the third period before scoring the winner in OT. John Gibson accounted for 28 saves on 30 shots in the losing effort.

NHL Betting Trends


The Penguins are 5-0 in their last five road games. Pittsburgh is 10-2 in its last 12 games versus the Pacific Division.


The Ducks are 14-4 in their last 18 games versus the Metropolitan Division. Anaheim is 0-5 in its last five home games.


These teams are going in completely opposite directions, with Pittsburgh playing its best hockey of the season over the last month while the half-rebuilding Ducks are in a never-ending tailspin. I think Pittsburgh is definitely the much safer play here and consideration could be made on the puckline bet as Anaheim has lost five of the nine games during this stretch by multiple goals.



Recent NHL Discussions

How many more are like this on Wed, Mar 2021 by Surfer
Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Prediction The Lightning forced a Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final with a victory in Colorado over the Avalanche on Thursday night. Will Colorado wrap things up tonight at 8:00 p.m....
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Avalanche Prediction The Avalanche have an opportunity to close out their series against the Lightning and hoist the Stanley Cup with a win in Game 5 tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET. With...
Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Game 4 Prediction The Lightning responded from their meltdown in Game 2 with a resounding victory in Game 3 on Monday night. Will Tampa Bay now even the best-of-seven Stanley Cup...
Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Game 3 Prediction After they were throttled in Game 2 on Saturday night, are the Lightning a good bet to rebound in Game 3 on Monday night when they host the Aves at 8:00 p.m. ET...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Aves Game 2 Prediction The Lightning erased a two-goal deficit in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night but it wasn’t enough. Will they avoid falling into another 2-0...

NHL Headlines