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Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 02/17/2022 Top Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 02/17/2022 – The Boston Bruins will face the New York Islanders at UBS Arena in Elmont on Thursday evening. The Boston Bruins are in the fourth position of the Atlantic Division with a record of 27-16-4. The Bruins are hoping to improve their position after losing three out of their last five games. The New York Islanders are not faring too well this season and are sixth in the Metropolitan Division with a 17-20-6 record. The Ice hockey betting experts are predicting a victory for the Boston Bruins in this game.
Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 02/17/2022
When: Thursday, February 17, 7:30 PM ET
Where: UBS Arena, Elmont, New York
Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 02/17/2022 Betting Odds:
The Boston Bruins have been struggling off late after dropping a few important games. In their last game, the Bruins played against the New York Rangers and lost 2-1. The team is scoring an average of 2.9 goals in every game and making successful use of 25.4 percent of its opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for Boston is David Pastrnak with 24 goals. Brad Marchand leads the team with the highest number of assists in 28. On defense, the Boston Bruins are allowing 2.8 goals in every game.
Players to watch: Brad Marchand LW (G 21, A 28, PTS 49), David Pastrnak RW (G 24, A 21, PTS 45), Patrice Bergeron C (G 12, A 23, PTS 35).
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders have lost four of the last five games played. In their last game, New York played against Buffalo and lost with a final score of 6-3. As a team, the Islanders are scoring 2.4 goals and have also been successful with 18.3 percent of their opportunities during the powerplay. The lead scorer for New York is Brock Nelson with 15 goals while Mathew Barzal owns a team-high 20 assists. On defense, the team is allowing 2.7 goals in every game. Goalie Ilya Sorokin has allowed 74 goals in 919 shots this season.
Players to watch: Mathew Barzal C (G 11, A 20, PTS 31), Brock Nelson C (G 15, A 8, PTS 23), Josh Bailey RW (G 3, A 18, PTS 21).
Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Betting Predictions
Boston are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of NY Islanders’ last 20 games.
Bruins vs Islanders Betting Picks
The New York Islanders are much weaker than the Bruins on the ice. The Boston Bruins might be whining about Brad Marchand’s suspension but are still predicted to win this game by NHL betting odds and lines.
Score Prediction: Bruins 4, Islanders 2.