Pittsburgh Penguins vs Las Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 1 (12/1): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 1, 2022, 8:14:04 PM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Penguins money line||-115|
|Penguins spread||-1.5 (+205)|
|Golden Knights money line||-105|
|Golden Knights spread||+1.5 (-245)|
|Over / under||6.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Pittsburgh Penguins||Las Vegas Golden Knights|
|Road / home record||4-3-2||10-1-1|
|Goals per game||3.39||3.42|
|Goals allowed per game||3.17||2.63|
|Shots per game||33.5||33.6|
|Shots allowed per game||33.5||30.8|
|Over / under record||11-12||9-14-1|
The Pittsburgh Penguins continue at home and will host the Las Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. These teams met two times last season and the Penguins won both games.
The Penguins have won 5 of their last 7 games and are 4-3-2 at home so far with a 11-8-4 record overall ranking 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They're coming from a tough loss at home vs Carolina as they lost in overtime 3-2. Guentzel and Sidney Crosby scored for Pittsburgh. Jarry stopped 36 shots.
Evgeni Malkin has eight goals and 12 assists for the Penguins. Sidney Crosby has six goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Penguins are 6-2-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Las Vegas Golden Knights
The Golden Knights have won 7 games in a row and are 6-1 on the road with a 11-2 record overall ranking 1st in the Pacific division. In their last game on the road, they beat the Canadiens 6-4. Reilly Smith scored two goals. Jonathan Marchessault and Keegan Kolesar each had a goal and an assist, and Nicolas Hague and Nicolas Roy also scored for the Golden Knights, who have won 11 of 13 to open the season. Adin Hill had 27 saves to improve to 5-0-0.
Mark Stone has scored nine goals with nine assists for the Golden Knights. Jack Eichel has five goals and six assists over the last 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Golden Knights are 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.1 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vegas' last 5 games.
Vegas are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games.
Vegas are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Pittsburgh.
Vegas are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games.
Pittsburgh are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games against Vegas.
Pittsburgh are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The Penguins have been up and down this season and are only 4-3-2 at home losing 5 of their last 6 games in Pitt. The Golden Knights are having a great start of the season and have been insane on the road as they have won 10 of 12 games away from home. The Pens beat the Golden Knights twice last season but things are looking different now so go with Las Vegas to steal another win on the road.
PICK: Golden Knights ML (-105)
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