Jets, Penguins set for low-scoring game?
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Winnipeg Jets could find themselves in a low-scoring battle when they meet today at 3PM ET.
Pittsburgh is 30-21-8 on the season, 17-9-4 at home and 25-24 with the under. Winnipeg is 26-30-4 overall, 13-16-3 on the road and 29-27 with the under. Pittsburgh has won eight of its last 10 meetings with the Jets. The two hit the under in their only meeting this season.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, the Penguins are big favorites at home, as they are getting odds of -175 to win tonight, while the Jets have a money line of +155 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
These two teams played once this year in December and Winnipeg won the game, 1-0. The Jets are 10-3-1 with the under in their last 14 following a win and 11-3 with the under in their last 14 games vs. a team with winning home record. Pittsburgh is 17-7-2 with the under in their last 26 following a loss of 3 or more goals.
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