Penguins vs. Wild Prediction
The Penguins have had a fair amount of success against the Wild in previous meetings between the two clubs, but it’s Pittsburgh that is an underdog tonight in Minnesota at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will the Pens cash for bettors?
041 Pittsburgh Penguins (+100) at 042 Minnesota Wild (-120); o/u 6.5
8:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, March 31, 2022
Pittsburgh Penguins DFS Spin
Tristan Jarry allowed three goals on 26 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers. Jarry was solid in the first period of play but just faced five shots in the frame. Things got dicey for him in the second as he allowed a pair of goals to Frank Vatrano and Braden Schneider in a 3:32 span. Chris Kreider sealed the deal with a power-play goal in the third period. Jarry owns a 33-14-6 record with a 2.33 goals-against average and .921 save percentage.
Minnesota Wild DFS Spin
Cam Talbot will be between the pipes on Thursday against Pittsburgh. Talbot has won each of his past eight starts, including a 40-save performance in Sunday's 3-2 overtime victory over Colorado. He has a 27-12-1 record this season with a 2.80 goals-against average and .911 save percentage in 41 games played.
Penguins vs. Wild Betting Prediction
The Penguins are 5-1 in their last six games versus the Wild, are 13-5 in their last 18 games versus Western Conference opponents and are 20-8 in their last 28 games versus Central Division opponents. Pittsburgh is also 16-7 in its last 23 road games, whereas Minnesota is just 3-7 in its last 10 games when playing the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS +100