Panthers face New York Islanders: NHL odds preview and stats
Florida Panthers vs New York Islanders Odds
Florida pays a visit to New York on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Islanders bats in hockey action at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders are 13-15-3 so far on the season. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 9-17-6. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 19-11-1 and the Panthers go 14-18 on the totals.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Panthers listed earlier today as underdogs of +-168 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
The Islanders sit at No. 13 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Panthers sit at a No. 30 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 8-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.5 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 22.1% rate while the Panthers have a 74.7% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Florida, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Devils on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -185 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, New York was a 4-2 loser at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -154 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing New Jersey are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Panthers at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games on the road
Florida is 15-7 SU in their last 22 games when playing NY Islanders
Florida is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the NY Islanders last 13 games at home
NY Islanders are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
NY Islanders are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Florida
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