Penguins Vs Blues: NHL Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 17, 2022

Written By Staff on March 16, 2022

Bookmakers give the Penguins -125 odds to claim victory and list the Blues at +105 on the moneyline for this Thursday matchup. The over/under for this contest has been set at 6.5.

The betting facts in this article use the latest odds as of March 17, 2022 at 6:13 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Penguins Vs. Blues Betting Odds

Penguins Vs. Blues Player Props

Injury Report as of March 17

Penguins: Jason Zucker: Out (Abdominal), Brock McGinn: Out (Upper Body), Zach Aston-Reese: Out (Illness)

Blues: Tyler Bozak: Out (Lower Body), Pavel Buchnevich: Probable (Concussion), Robert Thomas: Out (Illness), Scott Perunovich: Out (Wrist)

Stat Rankings

Penguins Offense Stats (Rank) Blues Defense
3.23 (12) Goals/Game 2.76 (7)
34.4 (7) Shots/Game 31.4 (14)
9.4% (17) Shooting % 8.8% (6)
7.8 (12) Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game 7.0 (15)
Blues Offense Stats (Rank) Penguins Defense
3.56 (5) Goals/Game 2.62 (4)
30.6 (16) Shots/Game 30.5 (9)
11.6% (1) Shooting % 8.6% (4)
7.9 (14) Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game 7.6 (7)
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Penguins And Blues Betting Trends

  • The Penguins have been a moneyline favorite 42 times this season, and have gone 27-15 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -125 or shorter, Pittsburgh has a record of 26-13 (winning 66.7%).
  • The Penguins have a 55.6% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • The Blues have won eight, or 44.4%, of the 18 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • This season St. Louis has won seven of its 15 games, or 46.7%, when it’s the underdog by at least +105 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied, given the moneyline set for this matchup, that the Blues have a 48.8% chance to win.

Head to Head

The last time these squads matched up, Pittsburgh won 5-3. Bryan Rust had two goals and one assist for the Penguins. Colton Parayko and Brayden Schenn were among the three Blues skaters to score one goal each.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Result
1/5/2022 Penguins Penguins -1.5 6.0 5-3 PIT

Penguins Leaders

  • With 29 goals and 31 assists this season, Jake Guentzel is one of Pittsburgh’s leading contributors (60 points).
  • Sidney Crosby has 59 points (20 goals, 39 assists) to add to the team’s offensive efforts.
  • Through 57 games, Kris Letang has proven himself as an important offensive option for Pittsburgh. He has 52 points (six goals and 46 assists).
  • In 47 games played this season, Tristan Jarry (25-11-4) has allowed 107 goals.

Blues Leaders

  • Jordan Kyrou has racked up 59 points (1.1 per game) for St. Louis, with 22 goals and 37 assists in 55 games (playing 16:35 per game).
  • Vladimir Tarasenko has racked up 54 points this season, with 20 goals and 34 assists.
  • Robert Thomas’ 12 goals and 36 assists add up to 48 points this season.
  • Ville Husso is 13-4-1 on the season, giving up 52 goals (2.2 goals against average) and compiling 672 saves with a .928 save percentage (third-best in the league).

Predictions

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