Betting on today’s Jets and Penguins game? Catch the action at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA, as the Penguins hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 5.5 goals, and the Penguins are favored by -1.5 vs. the Jets.

WINNIPEG JETS VS PITTSBURGH PENGUINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5

This game will be played at PPG Paints Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.

WHY BET THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS:

  • The Penguins enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.
  • Take the Penguins on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Jets (+1.5)

Will the Jets Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Through 47 games, the Jets have gone 30-12-5 and sit in 4th place in the Western Conference. In the Central Division, Winnipeg is in 3rd place, and their record against conference opponents is 17-10. On the road this season, the Jets have gone 14-5-3.

Over their last ten games, Winnipeg has gone 6-4, but they have lost three straight games. As the underdog, the Jets have gone 6-7-2 this season, and in games against teams from the Eastern Conference, their record is 12-4.

Winnipeg enters this game with a puck line record of 27-20 and an average scoring margin of +.8 goals per game. In their last ten games, the Jets have gone 5-5 against the puck line.

So far this season, the Jets have won 22 games by multiple goals and have gone 12-10 against the puck line on the road. In their last ten road games, Winnipeg is just 4-6 against the puck line.

Games involving Winnipeg have an average of 5.5 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.1. In terms of their over/under performance, the Jets come in with a record of 15-25-7.

Through their last three road games, Winnipeg has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 1 goals per game.

On offense, the Jets are averaging 3.1 goals per game which is 18th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 23rd in the league. The Winnipeg offense is ranked 23rd in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 21st in the NHL.

The leading scorer for Winnipeg’s offense is Kyle Connor. Coming into the game he has 18 goals, ranking 50th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 11 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Penguins head into the game ranked 24th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.3 shots per game against Pittsburgh. So far, they are 1st in shutouts, achieving 6 shutouts.

Goalie Connor Hellebuyck comes into the game having made 35 starts this season. So far, his record is 23-9 and he has a save percentage of 0.942%.

Can the Penguins Secure a Win at Home?

With a record of 22-17-7, the Penguins sit in 10th place in the Eastern Conference and 5th place in the Metropolitan Division. At home, Pittsburgh has gone 12-8-3 this season. Over their last ten games, the Penguins have gone just 4-6.

So far this year, Pittsburgh has been the favorite in 30 of their 46 games, going 14-12-4 in those games. Against other teams in the Eastern Conference, the Penguins have gone 12-16.

At home this year, the Penguins are 11-12 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin is +.3 goals per game. Overall, Pittsburgh has gone 22-24 vs. the puck line, including a mark of 11-19 when favored.

So far, the team has 15 wins by multiple goals and has gone 12-12 in games decided by one goal. In their last ten home games, the Penguins have gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.

This season, Pittsburgh’s games have an average of 5.7 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.4. The Penguins come in with an over/under performance of 17-26-3.

In their last three games away from home, the Jets have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 1 goals per game in these contests.

Offensively, the Penguins come into the game at 3 goals per contest placing 27th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 13th position in the league. This year, the Penguins have recorded a 15-10 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 6-7 record.

Pittsburgh’s leading goal scorer is Sidney Crosby. So far this season, he has 27 goals, placing him 9th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Crosby has 23 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Penguins head into the game ranked 24th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.3 shots per game against Pittsburgh. So far, they are 1st in shutouts, achieving 6 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Winnipeg, goalie Tristan Jarry has started 31 games in this season. His current record is 13-14, and his save percentage stands at 0.825%.