Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Odds
The New York Islanders battle the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in NHL betting action at Nassau Coliseum.
Supporters of the Lightning have seen them go 1-0 so far this season, while the Islanders are at 0-1. In totals betting, the Islanders are 0-1, while the Lightning are 1-0.
The visitors opened as 110 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 28-rated Lightning taking on the No. 25-rated Islanders in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 25-ranked offense (1 goals per game) against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 16 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 25% rate while the Lightning have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Capitals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -115 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Islanders were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Lightning at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
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NY Islanders at Toronto, Thursday, January 24