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Chicago Blackhawks at Pittsburgh Penguins odds, picks and predictions

Kevin Erickson
Sportsbook Wire

The Chicago Blackhawks (25-49-6) travel to meet the Pittsburgh Penguins (40-30-10) Tuesday. Puck drop from PPG Paints Arena is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+). Below, we analyze BetMGM Sportsbook's lines around the Blackhawks vs. Penguins odds, and make our expert NHL picks and predictions.

The Blackhawks are in freefall, dropping the last 3 games and going 1-11 in the last 12 outings. Chicago fell at home 5-3 in the 1st regular-season meeting with Pittsburgh at United Center on Nov. 20.

The Penguins have 90 points, currently 1 point out of the final Wild-Card spot in the Eastern Conference with 2 games remaining in the regular season. The Pens have won 4 of the last 5 games at home, while going 18-6 in the last 24 outings against Western Conference foes.