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Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Islanders Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Barclays Center against the New York Islanders.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins before puck drop in this match found them as -102 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.9-2.7 victory for the Islanders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York will face the 44-25-8 Penguins. In totals betting, the Islanders are 30-39-7 in over under betting so far this season while the Pittsburgh Penguins are 33-30-14. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (New York Islanders) and the No. 2 (Pittsburgh Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 2.82 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.49 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 18.96% while the Penguins defense kills off 83.12% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Predators. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 4-3 winner at home against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on New York at -172 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Islanders is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Philadelphia, Sunday, April 3rd
New York home to Tampa Bay, Monday, April 4th

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