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March 14, 7:30 PM | Tampa Bay Times Forum

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

11-12-3TEAM RECORD11-14-1

Hockey bettors look for value at Tampa Bay Times Forum on Thursday as host Tampa Bay battles the New York Islanders in hockey odds action.

The Lightning currently sports a record of 11-14-1. The Islanders are 11-12-3. Betting totals have seen the Lightning post a 16-8-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Islanders have gone 16-10 against the number.

View NY Islanders vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Islanders were listed as +-131 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 6 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Lightning at No. 10 and the Islanders at No. 14 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.4 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.4 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 21% while the Islanders defense kills off 80.2% of their penalties.

The Islanders were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Islanders at Lightning trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Islanders are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
Tampa Bay is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
Tampa Bay is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
NY Islanders at Florida, Saturday, March 16
Tampa Bay home to Carolina, Saturday, March 16

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