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Penguins ready for a visit from Islanders

The Pittsburgh Penguins have managed to pick up the victory in six of their last seven games against the New York Islanders as those division rivals hit the ice together once again on Friday night.

The Penguins are already 1-0 against the Islanders so far this season, topping them 3-1 as -166 home favorites on the NHL betting lines on October 18. That game was an UNDER result, but the OVER/UNDER is 7-3 in the last 10 games between the teams for bettors.

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Pittsburgh sat as -175 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

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Computer Prediction: New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-3.4 result in favor of the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins are 13-3-1 so far on the season. The New York Islanders, meanwhile, are 12-6-0. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Pittsburgh go 7-10 and the Islanders go 11-7 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 1-ranked Pittsburgh Penguins and the No. 5-rated New York Islanders in this matchup.

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How New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 1-ranked offense (3.76 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.89 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 33.33% rate while the Islanders have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Islanders were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -123 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends

NY Islanders is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Islanders's last 9 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games at home

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