Red Wings vs Penguins Picks and Prediction – 4/11/2024

By: Garrett Beaverson |

Last Updated: 04/10/2024 at 7:41 PM ET

Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins 04/11/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/11/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: PIT -145 ; O/U 6

The Detroit Red Wings are gearing up to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in a highly anticipated NHL showdown. This matchup pits two teams against each other in a contest where both sides are eager to secure vital points as the season progresses. Get in on all the hockey action with our free NHL picks.

The Red Wings (38-32-8) have been in a state of transition, aiming to return to their former glory. Players like Dylan Larkin (31 goals) and Lucas Raymond (64 PTS) have been at the forefront of Detroit's effort to blend speed, skill, and youth in their game plan. Larkin, with his leadership and offensive prowess, alongside Raymond's emerging talent, are key to Detroit's strategy against the high-flying Penguins.

On the other side, the Pittsburgh Penguins (36-30-12) continue to rely on their core of seasoned veterans led by Sidney Crosby (40 PTS), Evgeni Malkin (38 assists), and Kris Letang (+/- 17). Crosby, with his unparalleled vision and playmaking ability, remains the heartbeat of the Penguins, while Malkin's scoring touch and Letang's defensive acumen provide Pittsburgh with a formidable trio. The Penguins' experience in high-stakes games could be a decisive factor, especially with younger players looking to these veterans for guidance on the ice.

Our Free NHL Pick for Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings

The Pittsburgh Penguins have looked flat at times this season, and rely heavily on their aged veterans. However, in the last six games, the Penguins have been firing on all cylinders, and especially at home. We like the value on Pittsburgh as small favorites at home, where they have all the momentum. Prediction: Penguins win 3-2.

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