The Nashville Predators will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in this match up Today in Pittsburgh.
The Predators coming into this game off a win, downing the Wild in a tight defensive 1-0 win.
The Penguins have won their last 3 straight, and just knocked off the the New York Rangers 5-2.
The last 5 over unders for the Predators have gone 5-0 to the under, scoring just 9 goals, while allowing a total of 9 also.
The Penguins are trending 4-1 to the under, scoring 13 goals and allowing only 10.
The last 5 head to heads have gone 3-2 to the UNDER. With the most recent game taking place on the 21st of March this year.
That game was a tight defensive game, with just 2 goals being scored in regulation, The Penguins prevailing 2-1 in overtime.
Probable Goalies- Pekka Rinne for the Pengins with a GAA of 2.48 and Matt Murray with a GAA of 2.72.
If we look at the combined totals for the last 5 games for both teams we see a 9-1 under trend….
with the Predators scoring an average of 1.8 and allowing 1.8 in those 5 games.
The Penguins are allowing an average of 2, while scoring 2.6 in their last 5.
As stated above, the last very recent head to head was a low scoring under game.
Based on all the info stated, this game looks quite likely to continue with this strong under trend with see from both teams.
And for all those reasons, I’m taking the UNDER.