Penguins at Blue Jackets 1/21/22 – NHL Betting Odds & Picks
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Jan. 21, 2022
Latest Odds : PIT -147 ; Total 5.5
The Penguins are coming here sitting on a 23-10-5 record on the year so far. The Penguins on the road are 13-5-3 on the year overall. In the last game the Penguins ended up getting a win over Vegas on the road by a score of 5-3.
The Penguins offense has ended up getting 3.26 goals per game. The defense for Pittsburgh has allowed 2.53 goals per game. The power play for the Penguins is converting at a clip at 18.1% on the year. The penalty kill for Pittsburgh has killed off 89.5% of the power plays.
Columbus is coming here after losing in their last game. The game was a huge disappointment on the defensive side which allowed 9 goals and the offense ended up with only 2 goals. The record for the Blue Jackets sits at 17-18-1 on the year, but at home the Blue Jackets are 11-6-1 so far.
On the season the Blue Jackets power play has converted at a clip of 16.1% on the year. The penalty kill for Columbus has been decent killing off 78% of the power plays faced. Offensively the Blue Jackets have ended up getting a total of 3.14 goals per game. The defense for Columbus has allowed a dismal 3.61 goals per game.
Recent Betting Trends:
The Penguins are 16-9-3 as the favorite.
The Penguins are 13-5-3 on the road.
The Blue Jackets are 11-6-1 on their home ice.
The Blue Jackets are 10-18 as the underdog.
Free Betting Pick: Pittsburgh Penguins -147
With this game here the Penguins are coming in with a lot better defense and that will be all that it takes. The Blue Jackets defense is not good enough to stop the Penguins offense in this game and that turns this game into a win for Pittsburgh. Final Score, Pittsburgh Penguins win 3-1.