The Pittsburgh Penguins have been tagged with the loss in each of their last three games against the New York Islanders as those two Metropolitan Division clubs renew hostilities in NHL betting action at the sportsbooks on Friday.
The Islanders topped the Penguins 6-3 as -118 home favorites on the NHL moneyline in the most recent game between the two teams on January 16, in an easy OVER result for totals bettors. The OVER has now managed to pay out for bettors at the online sportsbooks in six of their last nine meetings.
New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to back the visiting New York Islanders before puck drop in this match found them as 111 moneyline underdogss at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick
A 2.3-2 result in favor of the Islanders is the prediction by the Odds – VSB
handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 42-26-12 so far on the season. The New York Islanders, meanwhile, are 46-28-6. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Pittsburgh go 31-45-4 and the Islanders go 37-41-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.
The Pittsburgh Penguins sit at No. 23 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds – VSB
, while the New York Islanders sit at a No. 17 on the same chart.
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How New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Match Up
The game also pits Pittsburgh’s No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.72 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 19.37% while the Islanders defense kills off 77.83% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, New York was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at -115 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends
NY Islanders is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Islanders’s last 12 games
NY Islanders is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’s last 7 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
New York home to Columbus, Saturday, April 11th
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Saturday, April 11th