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Wild at Penguins 1/14/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

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Game Pittsburgh Penguins vs Minnesota Wild
Date & Time Tuesday January 14, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)
Ppg Paints Arena 1001, Fifth Avenue, Soho, Bluff, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 15219, USA
Latest odds
PIT -200 O/U 6.5
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On Tuesday, the Minnesota Wild look to snap a three-game losing streak when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins. Minnesota fell to 20-19-6 and 46 points following a 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. Marcus Foligno scored for Minnesota, while Devan Dubnyk stopped 26 shots in net. Minnesota was held to just 24 shots after averaging 40 over its previous three outings.

Eric Staal leads Minnesota and goals scored with 16 and in points with 33. Ryan Suter leads the Wild in assists with 24. Minnesota is scoring an average of 2.98 goals per game, while allowing an average of 3.29 goals per game. Devan Dubnyk is 8-11-2 in net with a goals against average of 3.16 and a save percentage of .898.

Pittsburgh looks for its fourth straight victory on Tuesday when hosting Minnesota. The Penguins improved to 28-12-5  and 61 points following a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday. Teddy Blueger scored the goal that decided the game in the 8th round the shootout as the Penguins inched closer to the Washington Capitals in the Metropolitan Division. Pittsburgh trails first place Washington by four points.

Bryan Rust leads Pittsburgh in goals scored with 18, while Evengi Malkin leads the Penguins in assists with 31 and points with 44.In net, Matt Murray is 13-6-4 with a goals against of 2.91 and save percentage of .896. Pittsburgh is scoring an average of 3.36 goals per game while allowing an average of 2.71 goals per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Minnesota is 1-5 in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Wild's last 6
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Penguins last 9
Free Pick:
Pittsburgh Penguins -200

Although Pittsburgh has suffered through several injuries since the start of the season, the Penguins are now just four points behind first place in the Metropolitan Division. Pittsburgh has won 11 of its last 14 overall and 9 of its last 12 on its home ice. Minnesota has struggled of late, the Wild has lost 5 of its last 6 overall and head to head with Pittsburgh has lost 4 of the last 5. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Penguins win 4-2. 

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