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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/15/2021 NHL Results, Picks & Previews
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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/15/2021 – New York Islanders will look forward to continuing their success after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in their best-of-seven series opener. The Islanders have now taken a 1-0 lead against the Lightning and they need to win three of their six remaining games. A bad start for Tampa has put them behind and they must win four of their six remaining games. Both teams will enter their second game from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The NHL betting predictions are up and running as these teams continue to battle in this exciting series.
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/15/2021
When: Tuesday, June 15, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/15/2021 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders were strong enough to score two and restrict Tampa Bay to one goal last night. New York is currently riding a four-game winning streak and is three games away from reaching the semifinals. Ryan Pulock and Matthew Barzel scored for the Islanders while Brock Nelson continues to lead with six goals in the postseason. Jean-Gabriel Pageau contributed 13 points and 10 assists while Semyon Varlamov prevented 30 of 31 shots.
Players to watch: J. Pageau C (G 3 A 10 PTS 13), J. Bailey C (G 5 A 7 PTS 12), A. Beauvillier LW (G 4 A 7 PTS 11).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning struggled from the defensive end against the Islanders and they need to rebound in this game. The Lightning recorded 31 shots but was unable to do much against a tough goalie. Braydon Point recorded the only goal for Tampa Bay. Point is the leading scorer in the postseason with nine goals. Tampa Bay is averaging four goals per game in their postseason. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.83 against opponents.
Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 5 A 14 PTS 19), A. Killorn LW (G 6 A 7 PTS 13), S. Stamkos C (G 5 A 8 PTS 13).
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
NY Islanders are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games.
Islanders vs Lightning Betting Picks
The Islanders seem to be strong with their offense as the Lightning is struggling to make ends meet. The best NHL picks tonight favor the Islanders to continue their success and get past Tampa Bay.
Score Prediction: Islanders 3, Lightning 2.