Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Penguins vs. Islanders NHL Odds
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2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Round 1
(0-0) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders (0-0)
Date: Wednesday, April 10th
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Penguins -115, Islanders -110
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NHL Betting Total: 5.5
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The NHL playoffs are finally here and the Eastern conference is expected to be ultra competitive. In this game the Pittsburgh Penguins make the trip to the Barclays Center to take on the New York Islanders.
These teams faced off four times this year with each of the teams winning two of the games.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have to be surprised going on the road to start the playoffs but they are still slight favorites to win game one in this series.
All season the strength has been scoring goals and that is going to be key in this game. So far this season they are averaging 3.3 goals per game and on the defensive end they are giving up 2.90 goals per game.
In this game the Penguins offense needs to be good. In the last game they scored only two goals and even though they won they can’t count on that in this game.
If the offense is good in this game they should have no issue winning this game.
New York Islanders
On the other side of this matchup is the New York Islanders who have had quite the season and it’s all been about the defense.
For the Islanders they are averaging only 2.7 goals per game but the defense has been strong giving up only 2.33 goals per game.
All series long it’s going to be about the defense for the Islanders. If the defense is strong they should be able to come out with a victory in this game.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-1 in PIT last 8 road games.
- Under is 14-3-1 in PIT last 18 overall.
- Under is 10-2 in NYI last 12 vs. Metropolitan.
- Under is 34-13-4 in NYI last 51 Wed. games.
- Under is 42-17-2 in NYI last 61 overall.
- PIT are 41-20 in the last 61 meetings.
Free Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders NHL Prediction:
The Islanders defense is going to be strong in this game and that will be the difference in this game.
4* Free NHL Playoff Betting Pick: Islanders ML
Look for the Islanders to come out with a victory in a low scoring game.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Islanders 2 – Penguins 1
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