The Pittsburgh Penguins are on the road for the Eastern Conference NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday evening.
The Penguins are fifth in the Metropolitan Division (36-27-10, 82 points), coming off a 4-3 home win on Saturday against the Washington Capitals. The Red Wings are seventh in the Atlantic Division (31-32-9, 71 points) and on a two-game losing streak after a 3-0 road loss against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
This is the second of three games between the two teams. The Red Wings were able to pick up a 5-4 overtime road win back on December 28.
Penguins vs. Red Wings Match Details
Fixture: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Detroit Red Wings
Date & Time: Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 7:00 p.m. EDT
Venue: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI
Penguins vs. Red Wings Betting Odds
|Penguins||-1.5 (+135)||-195||Over 6.5 (+100)|
|Red Wings||+1.5 (-155)||+165||Under 6.5 (-120)|
Penguins vs. Red Wings Best Picks
Dylan Larkin has been doing well as he has posted 68 points in his 71 regular season games thus far. Looking at his last game, he failed to record a point on two shots against the Flyers.
Casey DeSmith is in the net for the Red Wings and has been doing decently well this season. He has allowed 10 goals in his last five games, doing well at limiting points against him. All in all, take the under on Dylan Larkin’s points in this game.
Dylan Larkin Under 0.5 Points (+170)
Penguins vs. Red Wings Predictions
The only way to score is by shooting at the goal, and in this area, there is a clear difference between the two teams. Pittsburgh is fourth in the sport with 34.5 shot attempts per game while Detroit is all the way down at 27th in the sport with 28.8 shots per game thus far.
Looking at the goaltenders in this game, there is another huge difference. Tristan Jarry is one of the best in the sport while Alexander Nedeljkovic is a struggling third-stringer. The Penguins have won six of the last eight games outright, so go with the Pittsburgh Penguins to cover the spread.