For the first time in the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins will be underdogs when they try to avoid a sweep at Philadelphia on Wednesday night.
Does that mean the value has shifted towards Pittsburgh? It depends on your perspective.
You’re bound to hear it at some point today: “Neither the Pittsburgh Penguins nor Vancouver Canucks can afford to drop a second game in a row at home to start their first-round series. They’re both in ‘must-win situations.’”
So does that mean you should bet on these Game 2 favorites? A look a recent history says no.