On January sixth, we will have a duel in which such clubs as Pittsburgh Penguins and Florida Panthers will take part. Will the “penguins” be rehabilitated for an unsuccessful performance in the last match? Or will the Panthers defeat them again? Pittsburgh Penguins Florida Panthers starts on 5.1.2020. at 22:00 UTC time at PPG Paints Arena stadium, Pittsburgh, USA in NHL – USA

Florida Panthers 21-15-5

“Florida Panthers” can not get into the playoffs. At the moment, she is in ninth position in the standings of the East. From the coveted eighth place it is only one point apart. In the last match, “Panther” suffered an unfortunate defeat from the “Buffalo Sabers” with a minimum gap in the account (2-3). The whole match they acted in the first number, twice threw their opponents, but they were let down by the implementation of scoring chances. It is also worth noting that Sergei Bobrovsky issued an extremely uncertain game. It is safe to say that he spends the worst season of his career, his reliability coefficient has never risen above 2.6, and now he has 3.33.

Pittsburg Penguins 25-11-5

Throughout the regular season, “penguins” are plagued by numerous injuries to the main players, they still play without their leader – Sidney Crosby, but this does not prevent them from demonstrating a high level of hockey. Mike Sullivan managed to balance all the links, he managed to find a worthy replacement for the absent players. To date, the club from Pennsylvania ranks 4th in the Eastern Conference standings. For 40 oppositions played, he scored 53 points. In the five extreme games suffered only 2 defeats. Based on this, we can conclude that he is in great shape.

Betting Tips Statistic

  • In 2019, these teams intersected among themselves 4 times. Significant advantage on the side of the Florida Panthers. She has 3 victories, and “Pittsburgh” has only one.
  • The extreme confrontation with the participation of these teams took place on October 23, then the wards of Joel Kenneville won a crushing victory with a score (4-2) on home ice.
  • It is worth noting that the last four games took place on a total of under 6.5.

Betting trends

Florida Panthers

  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida’s last 9 games.Florida are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
  • Florida are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
  • Florida are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games against Pittsburgh.
  • Florida are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
  • Florida are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida’s last 6 games against an opponent in the East conference.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan division.

Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Pittsburgh are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
  • Pittsburgh are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games at home.
  • Pittsburgh are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Florida.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games played in January.

Injuries

  • Florida Panthers: Jayce Hawryluk
  • Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby, Justin Schultz, Nick Bjugstad, Brian Dumoulin, Jake Guentzel.

Florida Panthers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Predictions

To begin with, the club from Pennsylvania has one of the best home statistics. He is in great shape and demonstrates much more stable results than his upcoming rival. As for the “Florida Panthers”, it has never been famous for a stable game away. In 19 away matches, she suffered 11 defeats. This suggests that it is difficult for her to play away games, especially against top teams. Of course, the Panthers had a little more time to recover, but this is unlikely to help them, since the Penguins have excellent physical fitness.

Computer Picks

  • MoneyLine Pick: Florida Panthers Win +125
  • Against the Spread Pick: Pittsburgh Penguins Point Spread -154
  • Over Under Pick: Over 6 Game Totals