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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