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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/21/2021 NHL Picks, Spread and Betting Analysis
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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/21/2021 – Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida will play host to New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning as they enter Game 5 in their best-of-seven series. The Islanders rebounded well in their last game to tie their series against Tampa Bay Lightning. Both teams are left with three games and they need to win two each. The NHL postseason predictions have been in favor of the Lightning in the past, but the Islanders have proved to be a tough challenge in their best-of-seven.
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/21/2021
When: Monday, June 21, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/21/2021 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
New York Islanders scored three points in their last game and gave up two to the Lighting. This team has been battling hard for the Stanley Cup semifinals and they have some of the top scorers on their team. In their last game, Semyon Varlamov touched a save rating of .933 percentage after stopping 28 of his 30 shots on goal. New York’s offense scored four goals in the second period. Josh Bailey, Mathew Barzal, Cal Clutterbuck, Matt Martin, and Adam Pelech were bright spots for the Islanders.
Players to watch: J. Pageau C (G 3 A 10 PTS 13), J. Bailey C (G 6 A 7 PTS 13), A. Beauvillier LW (G 4 A 8 PTS 12).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning has not been an easy team to defeat with their overall performance. Tampa Bay will do their best to defend their title. However, their offense struggled to make ends meet in their last game. Through the first two periods, the Lightning was unable to score a single goal. Tyler Johnson and Brayden Point managed to get past the goalie and score one goal each. Andrei Vasilvsky gave up three on 30 attempts with a .900 percent save rating.
Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 5 A 19 PTS 24), B. Point C (G 12 A 4 PTS 16), S. Stamkos C (G 5 A 9 PTS 14).
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
NY Islanders are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games.
Islanders vs Lightning Betting Picks
This has been a tough series as both teams are equally good with their overall performance. The Lightning has been dominating opponents and the best online gambling sites are against the Islanders to win. Back Tampa Bay to rebound from their last defeat.
Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Islanders 3.