Florida Panthers vs New York Islanders Betting Preview
New York Islanders vs Florida Panthers Odds
The visiting Islanders hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at BB&T Center against the Florida Panthers.
Florida will face the 12-12-3 Islanders. In totals betting, the Panthers are 13-15 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Islanders are 16-11 favoring the OVER.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Islanders listed earlier today as favorites of 114 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Panthers rated this week at No. 30 and the Islanders sitting at No. 14.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.3 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 16.8% while the Islanders defense kills off 80.6% of their penalties.
Last time out for New York, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +111 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Florida, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Bruins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -250 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Islanders at Panthers trends to consider:
NY Islanders are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
NY Islanders are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing on the road against Florida
NY Islanders are 6-15 SU in their last 21 games when playing Florida
Florida is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 7 games
Florida is 15-6 SU in their last 21 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Islanders home to Ottawa, Tuesday, March 19
Florida at Carolina, Tuesday, March 19