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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/09/2020 NHL Game Analysis, Picks & Spread

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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09-09-2020 NHL Game Analysis Picks & Spread

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/09/2020 – The Tampa Bay Lightning dominated the New York Islanders in their first encounter and had a wide six-point lead to take the victory. Game 2 is set to happen this Wednesday, September 9 and it will happen at the closed-door venue of the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. NBCSN will be covering the game and they will start airing the game at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who want to catch the live stream coverage, it will be available for NHL.TV subscribers. It is seen by NHL Betting Odds that the Tampa Bay Lightning will be taking a 2-0 lead against the New York Islanders after Game 2.

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/09/2020

When: Wednesday, September 9, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta

TV: NBCSN

Stream: NHL.TV

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/09/2020 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
New York Islanders +1.5 (-204) 5.5 o (+123) +148
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+166) 5.5 u (-152) -185
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New York Islanders

The New York Islanders may have felt the fatigue from their previous matchup in the NHL Playoffs against the Philadelphia Flyers as they have just one day to prepare for Game 1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It showed in the final score as they let the Lightning dictate the tempo of the game, 2-8, to lose Game 1. The only time that the game was close was when they tied the game at the 4:33 mark in the first period with Jordan Eberle got some help from Anders Lee and Matthew Barzal. They let the Lightning score five straight goals after that before Nick Leddy added another goal to their total.

Players to watch: J. Bailey LW (G 2 A 15 PTS 17), B. Nelson C (G 7 A 8 PTS 15). M Barzal C (G 5 A 9 PTS 14).

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning dominated the competition in Game 1 as it rained goals all day to draw first blood against the New York Islanders. Brayden Point scored two goals for the team and had three assists as well. Yanni Gourde also had two points for the Lightning while Nikita Kucherov scored one goal and provided four assists. Victor Hedman had a goal and two assists as well. Ryan McDonagh and Ondrej Palat also contributed with one point and one assist. The entire arsenal of the Tampa Bay Lightning came out and the Islanders have not much of an answer to that.

Players to Watch: B. Point C (G 6 A 15 PTS 23), N. Kucherov RW (G 5 A 16 PTS 21), V. Hedman D (G 6 A 6 PTS 12).

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions

Trends

Islanders

NY Islanders are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders’ last 9 games on the road.
NY Islanders are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
NY Islanders are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games played on a Wednesday.

Lightning

Tampa Bay are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Tampa Bay’s last 15 games.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Tampa Bay’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Islanders vs Lightning Betting Picks

With fatigue still settling in, the Tampa Bay Lightning looks like a team just getting started and it is difficult for Best Sportsbook to see the New York Islanders bouncing back in Game 2. This should be another win for Tampa Bay and will take a commanding 2-0 lead when the final buzzer sounds.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Islanders if they pull an upset win is at +1488 while the Lightning is at -185.

Spread: It is 1.5 points between both teams in Game 2 with the Lightning owning the -1.5 while the Islanders are on the other side with +1.5.

Total: 5.5 points is the given total for both teams to reach. Tampa Bay is the team going under and New York will go over.

Score Prediction: 3-1, Lightning wins.