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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 05/04/2021 NHL Predictions, Picks & Game Analysis
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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 05/04/2021 – Buffalo Sabres will remain at home in this game as they host New York Islanders from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. The Islanders are holding the fourth spot in the East Division and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Buffalo Sabres are stuck at the bottom of their division and are way behind most of their opponents. However, they managed to defeat the Islanders in their last game and they look forward to continuing their success. The best NHL betting site has predicted a winner for this game based on the odds, lines, and recent betting trends.
New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 05/04/2021
When: Tuesday, May 4, 7:00 PM ET
Where: KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York
TV: MSG-B | MSG+
New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres 05/04/2021 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
New York Islanders look to rebound after scoring just two and giving up four to the Sabres in their last game. The Islanders have dropped to 31-16-5 on the season and are now behind the Boston Bruins. New York’s offense is touching an average of 2.7 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.2 to opponents. The Islanders are touching close to 19 percent with their power play and are reaching close to 84 percent with their penalty kill. Mathew Barzal takes the lead with 15 goals and 41 points in total.
Players to watch: M. Barzal C (G 15 A 26 PTS 41), J. Bailey C (G 8 A 24 PTS 32), J. Eberle RW (G 15 A 17 PTS 32.).
The Sabres will enter this game holding a terrible 14-32-7 record on the season. Buffalo Sabres are one of the worst teams on the season and they are struggling from both ends. Buffalo has a weak offense that is touching an average of 2.4 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 3.5 goals to opponents. Buffalo is touching close to 21 percent with their power play and are reaching close to 78 percent with their penalty kill. The Sabres have Sam Reinhart as their leader in scoring with 37 points and 23 goals.
Players to watch: S. Reinhart C (G 23 A 14 PTS 37), V. Olofsson RW (G 13 A 17 PTS 30), R. Dahlin D (G 5 A 18 PTS 23).
New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Islanders’ last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo’s last 7 games.
Islanders vs Sabres Betting Picks
The Islanders had several mistakes in their last game, but they will bounce back and make up for their loss. The top online sportsbook has predicted the Islanders to win this game and cover the spread. New York has been battling with the top three teams in the East Division.
Score Prediction: Islanders 5, Sabres 2.