Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins (34-15-6) play host to the Montreal Canadiens (27-25-7) at the PPG Paints Arena in NHL action on Friday night.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens
February 14,2020
7PM

The Penguins went down to a 2-1 OT loss on home-ice to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.

Evgeni Malkin scored the solitary goal for the Penguins to give them a first period lead, while Matt Murray stopped 36 shots.

Pittsburgh average 3.25 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 2.73 (GA). Bryan Rust has 22 goals for the Penguins, while Malkin has 58 points and registered 40 assists. They are 19-5-4 on home-ice.

Betting Odds - Winner

The Canadiens suffered a second straight defeat when they were beaten 4-1 on the road by the NHL leaders Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

The lone goal for Montreal was scored by Marco Scandella, while goalkeeper Carey Price made 34 saves.

Montreal average 2.98 GPG, while allowing 3.03 (GA). Tomas Tatar is the Habs leading man in terms of goals, points and assists, with 20, 52 and 32 respectively. They are now 14-10-3 on the road.

Penguins vs Canadiens NHL Betting Lines & Pick

The Penguins are on offer at odds of -225 (1.44) with 888Sport on the Money Line, while the Canadiens can be backed at +170 (2.70) with 888Sport.

Looking at NHL betting predictions going into this game, the Penguins have the more impressive record overall this season and are also very strong on home-ice. On that basis, Pittsburgh have to be the tips to win this game.

NHL Betting Predictions: Money Line – Pittsburgh Penguins to Win @ -225 (1.44) with 888Sport

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