Game: Pittsburgh Penguins (51) @ Buffalo Sabres (52)
Time: Sunday 02/21 12:35 PM Eastern
Pick: Pittsburgh -125 (moneyline)
Pittsburgh is getting its act together, on a 6-3-1 run, improving on offense, and still strong on defense. They come off a loss to Tampa Bay last night, but Pittsburgh had a whopping 39-20 shot advantage. The Penguins are sitting in the Eastern Conference’s last wild-card spot and are 37-17 on the road against a team with a home winning percentage of less than .400. Rebuilding Buffalo is #27 in the NHL in goals scored and #17 in goals allowed. The Sabres are on a 15-36 run at home and are 10-41 against a team with a winning record. The Penguins have averaged 4.14 goals during a seven-game winning streak over the Sabres, part of a stretch of 16 wins in their last 20 games against Buffalo. And the Penguins are 42-19-4 in the last 65 meetings. Play Pittsburgh.