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New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins 03/29/2021 Hockey Odds, Picks and NHL Predictions
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New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins 03/29/2021 – The New York Islanders will take on Pittsburgh Penguins from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for an exciting East Division play. The Islanders still hold the second spot in the East Division and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The Islanders broke their winning streak after their last defeat against Pittsburgh. The Penguins are just one step behind at third place and they enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. The 2021 nhl betting predictions are out with all the odds and lines for this entertaining game.
New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins 03/29/2021
When: Monday, March 29, 7:00 PM ET
Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins 03/29/2021 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders lost their game last night to the Flyers after giving up six goals and scoring just three in return. New York is touching an average of 2.94 goals per game with their offensive end and is surrendering 2.31 to opponents. When it comes to the penalty kill, the Islanders are touching an average of 80.9 percent. New York will enter this game with a 22-9-4 record on the season. The Islanders are trailing the Washington Capitals in the top spot.
Players to watch: M. Barzal C (G 10, A 17, PTS 27), N. Leddy D (G 1, A 23, PTS 24), J. Pageau C (G 11, A 12, PTS 23).
The Penguins are holding a 22-11-2 record on the season and they are two games behind the Islanders. The Penguins are ahead of the Bruins and they look forward to building on their three-game winning streak. Pittsburgh has a solid offense that is touching an average of 3.20 goals per game. From the defensive end, the Penguins are surrendering 2.66 per game to opponents. When it comes to the penalty kill, Pittsburgh is touching an average of close to 79 percent.
Players to watch: S. Crosby C (G 14, A 25, PTS 39), J. Guentzel LW (G 14, A 20, PTS 34), B. Rust RW (G 14, A 14, PTS 28).
New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders’ last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games.
Islanders vs Penguins Betting Picks
The online betting oddsmaker is turning towards the Islanders to rebound from their previous game. New York Islanders need to make up for their loss and this will be their only shot at the Penguins before they take on the Capitals in their best game.
Score Prediction: Islanders 3, Penguins 1.