Penguins vs Islanders playoff betting odds preview
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Odds
The New York Islanders try to even their series with the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday.
The Islanders try to shake off an OT loss on Sunday and they are solid home underdogs again in Game 4.
The Penguins will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 36-12 this season, while the Islanders are 24-17-7. Pittsburgh is 23-24-1 against the total, while New York is 26-21-1 versus the number.
The Islanders sit at No. 12 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Penguins sit at a No. 2 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 19.9% while the Penguins defense kills off 79.6% of their penalties.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Islanders on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -155 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Penguins at Islanders trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
NY Islanders are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh home to NY Islanders, Thursday, May 9