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Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders in NHL Odds

Tampa Bay Lightning


New York Islanders
Saturday, December 20, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Nassau Coliseum

The New York Islanders will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Tampa Bay Lightning pay a visit to Nassau Coliseum.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're going with the New York Islanders in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -128 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 6 earlier at BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Islanders to win this game 3.4-3.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Islanders sport a record of 22-10-0 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Lightning sit at 20-10-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 16-16 for the Islanders and 19-15 for the Lightning. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 5 (New York Islanders) and the No. 6 (Tampa Bay Lightning) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

How Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.16 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.65 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 18.97% while the Lightning defense kills off 80.36% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Devils. Bettors on New Jersey at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Islanders were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games on the road
NY Islanders is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders's last 13 games
NY Islanders is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Islanders's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, December 23rd
New York home to Montreal, Tuesday, December 23rd