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New York IslandersPittsburgh Penguins
Oct 27, 7:00 PM | Consol Energy Centre

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

3-4-0TEAM RECORD7-2-2

The New York Islanders will look to grab a road win when they take on the Penguins in Pittsburgh at Consol Energy Centre on Thursday in hockey odds action.

The Penguins sport records of 7-2-2 heading into this matchup, while the Islanders sit at 3-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-6-1 for the Penguins and 3-4 for the Islanders.

View NY Islanders vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Penguins as -185 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 23-rated Islanders taking on the No. 4-rated Penguins in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 20% while the Islanders defense kills off 92.3% of their penalties.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Islanders. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 8-2
After playing NY Islanders are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Islanders at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Islanders are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games
NY Islanders are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders

Next up:
NY Islanders home to San Jose, Saturday, October 29
Pittsburgh at Toronto, Saturday, October 29

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