Hockey Matchup - Pittsburgh Penguins New York Islanders Odds Preview
New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Consol Energy Centre on Monday as host Pittsburgh battles the New York Islanders in hockey odds action.
The Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 5-9-3 this season, while the Penguins are 11-6-3. New York is 9-7-1 on the totals; Pittsburgh is 8-9-3.
Hockey odds makers opened the Penguins as -210 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.
This game matches up the No. 3 (Penguins) and the No. 30 (Islanders) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 6-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Islanders have a 80.6% rate on the penalty kill.
New York lost its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Bruins on November 19. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Penguins were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +103 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 8-2
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Islanders at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
NY Islanders are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Islanders are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
NY Islanders home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, November 23
Pittsburgh home to St. Louis, Wednesday, November 23