Penguins visit the Devils after overtime win

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Pittsburgh Penguins (16-8-5, third in the Metropolitan) vs. New Jersey Devils (10-14-5, sixth in the Metropolitan)

Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils +137, Penguins -162; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh visits the New Jersey Devils after the Penguins took down Buffalo 3-2 in overtime.

The Devils are 4-3-2 against the rest of their division. New Jersey is eighth in the Eastern Conference with 31.5 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.

The Penguins are 3-2-0 in division matchups. Pittsburgh is seventh in the Eastern Conference averaging 5.3 assists per game, led by Sidney Crosby with 0.8.

In their last matchup on Oct. 30, New Jersey won 4-2. Andreas Johnsson recorded a team-high 2 points for the Devils.

TOP PERFORMERS: Johnsson leads the Devils with a plus-six in 29 games this season. Jesper Bratt has four assists over the last 10 games for New Jersey.

Kris Letang leads the Penguins with a plus-nine in 25 games this season. Crosby has three goals and 13 assists over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.

LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 1-8-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 4.1 goals per game with an .864 save percentage.

Penguins: 7-2-1, averaging three goals, 5.5 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 1.6 goals per game with a .942 save percentage.

INJURIES: Devils: Christian Jaros: out (covid-19), P.K. Subban: out (covid-19), Ryan Graves: day to day (health protocols), Jesper Bratt: day to day (illness), Nico Hischier: day to day (health protocols).

Penguins: Brian Boyle: day to day (undisclosed).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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