Canucks vs. Penguins Breakdown

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PITTSBURGH, PA (TheSpread) – A pair of 17-win teams are set to battle it out on the ice tonight when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Vancouver Canucks at 7PM ET.

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Vancouver is 17-7-1 on the season and 10-4 on the road while Pittsburgh is 17-5-2 overall and 8-3-1 at home. These two have yet to meet this season, but Pittsburgh has won four straight over the Canucks, with the last three being decided in a shootout.

Oddsmakers are behind the Penguins at home in this game, as oddsmakers at BetDSI have given Pittsburgh a money line of -170 for tonight’s game, while the Canucks have been given odds of +150 to win. The over/under total has been set at 5.5 goals.

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Vancouver has won four of its last five games entering tonight. This is just the third time in 10 games that Vancouver has been the underdog, going 2-1 in those games, with the lone loss coming in a shootout. Pittsburgh has won four of its last five games, with all four wins coming by one goal. The Penguins have been favored in their last 10 games, going 7-3.

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