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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders

The Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders will meet on the ice at Nassau Coliseum on Friday in a battle of division rivals.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Capitals on March 19. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Islanders were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

New York:
Team record: 13-14-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games at home

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 23-8-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 10 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Philadelphia, Sunday, March 24
NY Islanders home to Florida, Sunday, March 24