The Pittsburgh Penguins will try to continue their winning streak when they host the New Jersey Devils at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA, on March 22, 2022.
- Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 22/2/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Penguins Stats & Form
The Pittsburgh Penguins are currently second in the Metropolitan Division and fourth in the Eastern Conference with a 38-16-9 record.
The Penguins have won the last two games and are coming off a 4-1 road win against the Arizona Coyotes.
The Penguins are 11-4-2 against the rest of their division. Pittsburgh is second in the Eastern Conference with 34.9 shots per game and is averaging 3.2 goals.
Sydney Crosby leads the Penguins with 61 points, scoring 22 goals and adding 39 assists. Jake Guentzel has 9 points over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.
The Penguins are 7-2-1 in the last 10 games, averaging three goals, 5.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game with a .935 save percentage.
Pittsburgh Penguins News
Zachary Aston-Reese is the only player who will not suit up for the Penguins.
Columbus Blue Jackets Stats & Form
The Columbus Blue Jackets are fifth in the Metropolitan Division and 9th in the Eastern Conference with a 32-28-3 record.
The Blue Jackets have won 4 of the last 5 games and are coming off a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Blues.
The Blue Jackets are 8-12-0 against the rest of their division. Columbus ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 30.0 shots per game and is averaging 3.3 goals.
Patrik Laine has 48 total points while scoring 25 goals and totaling 23 assists for the Blue Jackets. Oliver Bjorkstrand has five goals over the last 10 games for Columbus.
The Blue Jackets are 5-3-2 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.4 goals, six assists, four penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with an .882 save percentage.
Columbus Blue Jackets News
Elvis Merzlikins will not suit up for Columbus.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Head-to-Head Stats
The Pittsburgh Penguins have won 8 of the last 10 games against New Jersey including the last three.
Six of the last ten games between these two teams have finished over 5.5 goals.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds
The Pittsburgh Penguins are huge favorites to win this game with -192 odds in their favor. The odds for the Blue Jackets’ win are set at 376 while the draw is at 430.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -135 odds for over and 102 for under.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have gone from a team out of the playoff picture to only 5 points shy of the top of the conference. The Blue Jackets are still theoretically in the playoff picture and they are pushing hard for that last playoff spot.
Still, the Penguins are the better team and will not miss this opportunity to get closer to the top. Pittsburgh is dominating the Blue Jackets in the last couple of years and they will add another win with at least 4 goals in Columbus’ net.