Penguins vs Blues Prediction: Pittsburgh to Win and Total to Go Under
- Feb 25, 2023, 3:08:34 PM
The Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, February 25th. Our prediction for this game is that the Pittsburgh Penguins will win, and the total will go under.
The Penguins have had a disappointing season so far, currently sitting in fifth place in the Metropolitan Division with a record of 27-21-9. However, they have a strong offense, having gone 24-4-5 in games where they score three or more goals. Evgeni Malkin has been a key player for the Penguins this season, with 21 goals and 37 assists. They also have Sidney Crosby, who has two goals and 10 assists in the last 10 games.
St. Louis Blues
The St. Louis Blues have also had a rough season, currently sitting in sixth place in the Central Division with a record of 26-28-3. However, they have been strong in one-goal games, with an 8-1-3 record. Robert Thomas has been a standout player for the Blues this season, with 13 goals and 35 assists. Jordan Kyrou has also been playing well, with two goals and six assists in the last 10 games.
The Penguins are 1-5 SU in their last six games and 3-10 SU in their last 13 games on the road. However, they are 4-1 SU in their last five games against the Blues and 4-1 SU in their last five games when playing on the road against St. Louis. The total has gone under in five of the Penguins' last seven games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The Blues are 1-4 SU in their last five games and 2-5 SU in their last seven games when playing at home against Pittsburgh. The total has gone under in four of the Blues' last five games.
Public Betting Data
According to the latest public betting data, 60% of the bets are on the Penguins to cover the spread, and 54% of the bets are on the under for the total.
Based on our analysis of both teams, betting trends, and public betting data, we predict that the Pittsburgh Penguins will win and the total will go under. The Penguins have a strong offense and have been playing well against the Blues. While both teams have struggled this season, we believe the Penguins will come out on top in this game.
Pick: Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5 (+165) and Under 6.5 (+100)