Golden Knights vs. Penguins Prediction
The Golden Knights’ struggles continue but they’ll look to right the ship on Friday night when they visit the Penguins in Pittsburgh at 7:00 p.m. ET. With Vegas listed as road dogs and the total sitting at 6 goals, what’s the best value when it comes to this matchup?
055 Vegas Golden Knights (+140) at 056 Pittsburgh Penguins (-161); o/u 6
7:00 p.m. ET, Friday, March 11, 2022
Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin
Laurent Brossoit allowed two goals on 23 shots during Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Brossoit allowed a first-period goal to Peyton Krebs, but he kept the Golden Knights in the game heading into the third period. Ben Hutton tied the game with less than eight minutes to go, but Victor Olofsson scored the game-winning goal on the man-advantage with less than four minutes remaining. The 28-year-old has a 10-7-3 record with a 2,72 goals-against-average and a .901 save percentage this season.
Pittsburgh Penguins DFS Spin
Sidney Crosby scored a goal and assisted on another in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Florida Panthers. Crosby put in an assist on Jake Guentzel's second-period goal and later came back around to score a goal of his own against Sergei Bobrovsky with time winding down in the third period. While Crosby's goal did cut Florida down to a one-goal lead, the Penguins were unable to find themselves a tying goal before the end of regulation. Overall this season, Crosby has registered 19 goals and 56 goals over the course of 46 games played. The veteran star is working on an eight-game point streak and a three-game multi-point streak.
Golden Knights vs. Penguins Betting Prediction
The favorite in this series is 6-1 over the last seven meetings, while the Penguins are 24-11 in their last 35 games overall and 56-26 in their last 82 games when listed as the favorite. Pittsburgh is also 10-4 in its last 14 non-conference games and is 16-5 in its last 21 games when its opponent scored two goals or less in their previous contest. On the other side, the Golden Knights are just 2-5 in their last seven games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and are winless in their last four games when facing a winning team.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -161