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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 02/16/2021 Picks, NHL Predictions and Previews

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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 02-16-2021 Picks NHL Predictions and Previews

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 02/16/2021 – An East Division Conference play is all set to get underway as New York Islanders take on Buffalo Sabres from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. The Islanders are holding the third spot in the East Division play and they enter this game with a two-game winning streak. As for the Sabres, they are sitting at the bottom of the East Division play and will enter this game with a two-game losing streak. The online betting predictions are up and running as these teams battle to increase their Division record.

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 02/16/2021

When: Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 PM ET

Where: KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York

TV: MSGB

Stream: NHL.TV

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 02/16/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
New York Islanders -1 (+175) 5.5 o (-105) -150
Buffalo Sabres +1 (-167) 5.5 u (-130) +125
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New York Islanders

New York Islanders are currently holding a 7-4-3 record on the season. The Islanders are trailing the Flyers in the second spot and are ahead of the Capitals. In their last game, they defeated the Sabres with a final score of 3-1. Mathew Barzal has taken the lead for his ta with eight assists, 14 points, and six goals. Ilya Sorokin was impressive as he saved 87 percent of the shots faced. On average, Sorokin has surrendered 3.65 goals per game. The Islanders will look forward to continuing their success against the Sabres.

Players to watch: M. Barzal C (G 6, A 9, PTS 15), J. Eberle RW (G 6, A 3, PTS 9), J. Pageau C (G 5, A 3, PTS 8).

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Sabres are a struggling team this season and they will enter this game with a 4-5-2 record. In their last game, they were unable to do much against the Islanders. Buffalo is trailing the Devils in the seventh spot. The leading scorer for the Sabres is Victor Olofsson with four goals. Jack Eichel is the leader in assists with nine and a total of 11 points. Buffalo Sabres have plenty of room for improvement and they need to work on their defensive end.

Players to watch: J. Eichel C (G 2, A 9, PTS 11), V. Olofsson RW (G 5, A 6, PTS 11), T. Hall LW (G 1, A 8, PTS 9).

 

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Predictions

Trends

Islanders

The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Islanders’ last 16 games.
New York is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
New York is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Buffalo.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders’ last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders’ last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo.

Sabres

Buffalo is 5-13 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo’s last 6 games against NY Islanders.
Sabres are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders.
Buffalo is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in February.

Islanders vs Sabres Betting Picks

The nhl betting tips are once again in favor of the Islanders to win this game and cover the spread. New York’s powerful offense will get past the Sabres with ease and their defense will do a decent job to prevent them from scoring. Back the Islanders to build on their winning streak.

Score Prediction: Islanders 4, Sabres 2.