February 17, 2017 6:02 PM CST

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2/17/2017

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are slight 51.2 percent favorites over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Penguins are favored by AccuScore simulations partly because they have a +0 edge in shots on goal and are projected for 32 shots on goal vs 32 shots for the Blue Jackets. The Penguins goalie(s) have the edge in save percentage at 91.2% compared to the Blue Jackets goalie(s) who have a forecasted save percentage of 91%. KEY PLAYER STATISTICAL DATA --- SAVES: Matthew Murray 29, Sergei Bobrovsky 29 SHOTS: Patric Hornqvist 3.4, Cam Atkinson 2.9 GOALS: Sidney Crosby 0.44, Cam Atkinson 0.38 PTS: Sidney Crosby has a 54% chance of scoring at least 1 point and Nick Foligno has a 42% chance of 1+PTs

'14-15 SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 6 to 8 weeks of the season. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Columbus Blue Jackets

Pittsburgh PenguinsRECORDColumbus Blue JacketsRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road12-14, 46% -358Record at Home20-9, 69% 774Columbus Blue Jackets
VS Columbus Blue Jackets1-1, 50% -39VS Pittsburgh Penguins1-1, 50% -7Columbus Blue Jackets
vs Team .500 or Better16-13, 55% -7vs Team .500 or Better18-12, 60% 738Columbus Blue Jackets
Record As Road Underdog4-5, 44% -72Record As Home Favorite14-8, 64% 173Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing Back-to-Back Days5-5, 50% -563After 1 or More Days Off30-14, 68% -1602Pittsburgh Penguins

PAST 30 DAYS

Pittsburgh PenguinsRECORDColumbus Blue JacketsRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road4-2, 67% 123Record at Home3-4, 43% -232Pittsburgh Penguins
VS Columbus Blue Jackets1-0, 100% 61VS Pittsburgh Penguins0-1, 0% -100Pittsburgh Penguins
vs Team Under .5006-1, 86% 292vs Team .500 or Better2-5, 29% -296Pittsburgh Penguins
Record As Road Underdog1-1, 50% 3Record As Home Favorite3-4, 43% -232Pittsburgh Penguins
After 1 or More Days Off8-4, 67% -709After 1 or More Days Off5-6, 45% -730Pittsburgh Penguins

OVER-UNDER TRENDS

Pittsburgh PenguinsRECORDColumbus Blue JacketsRECORDO-U EDGE
OVER-UNDER ON ROAD16-8, 67% OverOVER-UNDER AT HOME12-8, 60% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS3-2, 60% OverHOME OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS5-0, 100% OverUNDER
ROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON12-8, 60% OverHOME OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON7-12, 37% OverOVER
Opp Averages >2.8 G at Home19-6, 76% OVEROpp Averages >2.8 G on Road13-10, 57% OVEROVER

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SIDE VALUE - Pittsburgh Penguins Road Games: 15-11, 58% +239 Columbus Blue Jackets Home Games: 19-10, 66% +1130 SIDE VALUE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Pittsburgh Penguins Road Games: 2-4, 33% -210 Columbus Blue Jackets Home Games: 4-3, 57% +338

MONEY LINE - Pittsburgh Penguins Road Games: 11-15, 42% -591 Columbus Blue Jackets Home Games: 19-10, 66% 520 MONEY LINE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Pittsburgh Penguins Road Games: 3-3, 50% -80 Columbus Blue Jackets Home Games: 4-3, 57% -18

OVER-UNDER RECORD - Pittsburgh Penguins Road Games: 8-7, 53% + 28 Columbus Blue Jackets Home Games: 11-6, 65% + 401 OVER-UNDER RECORD (PAST 30 DAYS) - Pittsburgh Penguins Road Games: 2-3, 40% -118 Columbus Blue Jackets Home Games: 1-3, 25% -209

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