Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Odds
The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Islanders in New York at Nassau Coliseum on Friday in hockey odds action.
The Penguins will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 23-8 this season, while the Islanders are 13-14-3. Pittsburgh is 17-14 on the totals; New York is 19-11.
If you're going with the Islanders in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of +134 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 6 earlier at BetOnline.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Islanders and the No. 2-ranked Penguins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 8-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 22.5% rate while the Penguins have a 79.6% rate on the penalty kill.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Capitals on March 19. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Islanders were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 9-1
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Penguins at Islanders trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh home to Philadelphia, Sunday, March 24
NY Islanders home to Florida, Sunday, March 24