Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vancouver Canucks Prediction, NHL Odds

Liam Gilks | Updated Dec 04, 2021

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, 2021

The Penguins enter this game with the Canucks hoping to snap a 3-game losing streak.

Pittsburgh
46-25-4-7
AT
December 04, 2021, 10:00 PM ET
Rogers Arena
Vancouver
40-30-7-5
Puckline -1.5 +170
Moneyline -150
Over / Under o +5.5

76%

Betting Action

24%

Puckline +1.5 -204
Moneyline +125
Over / Under u +5.5

76%

Betting Action

24%

The Vancouver Canucks look to extend their win streak to three games as they welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins to town for their second and final meeting of the season.

The Penguins are -142 favourites to win on the NHL odds with a total of 5.5.

Penguins vs. Canucks NHL Betting Odds

Tristan Jarry stopped 34 of 35 shots in the Penguins’ 4-1 routing of the Canucks on their way to hitting the Under back on November 24th. It was the fourth time in their past five meetings playing the Under.

Pittsburgh is ranked sixth in goals-against average at 2.39 per game, helping them to an 11-11 record on the Over/Under. They have covered the spread in 10 of their 23 games this season, including five of their past eight.

Canucks were the favourites on Wednesday night in their 6-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. That marked their third straight game covering the spread, evening their record to 12-12. They are 8-14 to the Under on the year, playing the Under in six of their past ten games.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Goalie Tristan Jarry had his worst start so far this year, allowing four goals on 21 shots finishing with a .810 save percentage in Pittsburgh’s 5-2 loss in Edmonton Wednesday night.

Jake Guentzel tied the game in the first period extending his point streak to 11 games. Guentzel has been the Penguins’ best player this year collecting 10 goals and 10 assists in appearances this season.

Pittsburgh is riding a three-game losing streak for the second time this season, sitting them in fourth place in the Central, with Columbus nipping at their heels.

Vancouver Canucks

Defenceman Quinn Hughes put up four assists in the Canucks 6-2 win over Ottawa on Wednesday night, winning back-to-back games for the first time since October.

J.T. Miller ended the game with a power play goal for his third point of the night, boosting his total to 23 on the year. Miller leads the team in goals(8) and points(23) averaging 0.98 points per game a boost from his 0.87 points per game last season.

The Canucks open a six-game home stand tonight as they look to win three straight games for the first time this season.

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