Penguins Vs Blue Jackets: NHL Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – April 29, 2022

Written By Staff on April 28, 2022

The Penguins are -450 on the moneyline to win, while the Blue Jackets have +330 odds to claim victory when the teams meet on Friday. This matchup has a total of 6.5.

The betting trends in what follows are based off odds valid as of April 29, 2022 at 6:12 PM ET.

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Penguins Vs. Blue Jackets Betting Odds

Penguins Vs. Blue Jackets Player Props

Injury Report as of April 29

Penguins: Nathan Beaulieu: Out (Lower Body), Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Jason Zucker: Doubtful (Lower Body)

Blue Jackets: Joonas Korpisalo: Out (Hip), Boone Jenner: Out (Back), Daniil Tarasov: Out (Hip), Zach Werenski: Out (Nose), Sean Kuraly: Out (Foot), Patrik Laine: Out (Upper Body), Alexandre Texier: Out (Finger), Adam Boqvist: Questionable (Lower Body), Nick Blankenburg: Out (Upper Body)

Stat Rankings

Penguins Offense Stats (Rank) Blue Jackets Defense
3.27 (11) Goals/Game 3.63 (28)
34.5 (7) Shots/Game 35 (31)
9.5% (18) Shooting % 10.4% (24)
7.8 (13) Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game 7.1 (13)
Blue Jackets Offense Stats (Rank) Penguins Defense
3.17 (13) Goals/Game 2.72 (5)
29.9 (20) Shots/Game 31.3 (14)
10.6% (8) Shooting % 8.7% (3)
6.7 (4) Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game 7.8 (6)
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Penguins And Blue Jackets Betting Trends

  • The Penguins have been a moneyline favorite 57 times this season, and have finished 35-22 in those games.
  • Pittsburgh has played as a moneyline favorite of -450 or shorter in just one game this season, and won.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Penguins an 81.8% chance to win.
  • This season the Blue Jackets have won 24 of the 64 games, or 37.5%, in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Columbus has played as a moneyline underdog of +330 or longer twice this season, and split 1-1.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Blue Jackets, based on the moneyline, is 23.3%.

Head to Head

Pittsburgh earned a 5-1 victory in the most recent meeting between these teams. Jake Guentzel recorded two goals for the Penguins. Gustav Nyquist recorded one goal for the Blue Jackets.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Result
3/22/2022 Penguins Penguins -1.5 6.5 5-1 PIT
2/27/2022 Penguins Blue Jackets -1.5 6.5 3-2 PIT
1/21/2022 Penguins Blue Jackets -1.5 6.5 5-2 PIT

Penguins Leaders

  • Sidney Crosby has been imperative to Pittsburgh’s offense this season, racking up 84 points in 68 games.
  • Having scored 40 goals and adding 43 assists, Guentzel is excelling for Pittsburgh through 75 games.
  • Kris Letang has created 67 points for Pittsburgh in 77 games this season, netting a goal on 4.2% of his shots and putting up nine goals and 58 assists.
  • Across 58 games played, Tristan Jarry has a goaltending record of 29-16-4. During those games, he’s allowed 138 goals while recording 1573 saves.

Blue Jackets Leaders

  • Jakub Voracek’s six goals and 54 assists in 78 games for Columbus add up to 60 total points on the season.
  • Patrik Laine is a key piece of the offense for Columbus with 56 total points this season. He has scored 26 goals and added 30 assists in 56 games.
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand is a top contributor on offense for Columbus with 27 goals and 29 assists.
  • Elvis Merzlikins is 23-17-2 on the season, giving up 176 goals (3.2 goals against average) and collecting 1702 saves with a .906 save percentage (31st in the league).

Predictions

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