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New York Islanders Visit Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Consol Energy Centre on Saturday as the host Pittsburgh Penguins battle the New York Islanders in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Pittsburgh Penguins as -105 moneyline in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.6 win for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh will face the 21-12-5 Islanders. In totals betting, the Penguins are 12-19-6 in over under betting so far this season while the New York Islanders are 13-22-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Pittsburgh Penguins and the No. 10-ranked New York Islanders, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 27-ranked offense (2.32 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.34 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 17.89% rate while the Islanders have a 87.27% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Sabres on December 31. Bettors who backed the Islanders at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at +126 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders's last 13 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
  • Pittsburgh is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against NY Islanders

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Dallas, Sunday, January 3rd
Pittsburgh home to Chicago, Tuesday, January 5th