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 . 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