Canucks vs. Penguins Breakdown
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.
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.
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.