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New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds
The New York Islanders will look to grab a road win when they take on the Penguins in Pittsburgh at Consol Energy Centre on Tuesday in hockey odds action.
Pittsburgh will face the 31-33-11 Islanders. In totals betting, the Penguins are 37-31-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Islanders are 37-33-5 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Pittsburgh sat as -275 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 24-rated Islanders taking on the No. 1-rated Penguins in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 1-ranked offense (3.4 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 26 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 18.9% rate while the Islanders have a 81.4% rate on the penalty kill.
The Islanders were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -180 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Islanders at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games on the road
NY Islanders are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games
NY Islanders are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Pittsburgh is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
NY Islanders home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, March 29