The New York Islanders have won two straight games against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks as those Atlantic Division rivals hit the ice together again on Friday night.
The Islanders and Penguins last met back on November 22, with New York winning 4-1 that night as a +113 home underdog on the NHL odds in an UNDER result. Overall the Islanders are just 4-6 in their last 10 games against the Penguins, with the OVER/UNDER going 6-4 in that span.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the New York Islanders as -115 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3-2.8 result in favor of the Islanders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Islanders currently sport a record of 29-13-1. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 26-10-6. Betting totals have seen the Islanders post a 21-21-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Penguins have gone 17-23-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 8 (New York Islanders) and the No. 23 (Pittsburgh Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
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How Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 3-ranked offense (3.12 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.38 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 18.47% rate while the Penguins have a 88.39% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Pittsburgh was a 7-2 winner in its last match at home against the Wild. They won as -192 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Islanders were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. 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.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Betting Odds Trends
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 12 games on the road
NY Islanders is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
NY Islanders is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders’s last 11 games at home
NY Islanders is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing Pittsburgh
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh home to New York, Sunday, January 18th
New York at Montreal, Saturday, January 17th