New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Matchup Report
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Odds
The New York Islanders battle the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday in NHL betting action at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders bring a 4-3-1 record to the battle against the 6-3 Penguins. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 5-3 so far and the Penguins go 5-4.
Bettors looking to back visiting Pittsburgh before the first pitch in this match will find them as 124-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 5.5.
The Islanders - Penguins odds would favor the Islanders if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 8.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.4 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 29% while the Penguins defense kills off 81.8% of their penalties.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -122 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Islanders were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Penguins at Islanders trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Pittsburgh's last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 11 of the NY Islanders last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games at home
NY Islanders are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games at home
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