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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/15/2020 NHL Predictions, Previews & Spread
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New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/15/2020 – The New York Islanders are on the brink of elimination and they have a big 1-3 hole do dig against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Game 5 is set to happen this Tuesday, September 15 in Canada at a secure venue of Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The match will begin live coverage by 8:00 p.m. and it will be NBCSN that will take care of the broadcast. The same feed will be seen through online live streaming for NHL.TV subscribers. NHL Vegas Odds see that this is the end of the line for the New York Islanders with the Tampa Bay Lightning punching their ticket to the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals.
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/15/2020
When: Tuesday, September 15, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/15/2020 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders have their backs against the wall and their will to survive will be tested in Game 5. During the last matchup, they held on a defensive battle with the Lightning and they were even the first team that scored the first goal with Brock Nelson scoring at the 11:27 mark in the second period which was assisted by Josh Bailey. The Islanders’ defense began to fall after allowing two goals in each of the last two periods and gave up 25 shots. New York only had 27 shots throughout the game with Ryan Pulock having the most shots on goal with four followed by Jordan Eberle, Matthew Barzal and Devon Toews each doing three.
Players to watch: J. Bailey LW (G 2 A 17 PTS 19), B. Nelson C (G 8 A 9 PTS 17), M Barzal C (G 5 A 10 PTS 15).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning broke through the New York Islanders strategy in Game 4 and dominated to take the victory, 4-1. After a quiet first period, the Islanders broke first the scoring department midway of the second period but equalized just a few seconds after with Blake Coleman getting an assist from Yanni Gourde and Andrei Vasilevskiy. Another goal followed in just 12 seconds and this time it was Ondrej Palat with the go-ahead point. Brayden Point added another coal to begin the final period and Pat Maroon made it impossible for an Islanders comeback with the team’s fourth goal in the 17-minute mark of the final period.
Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 6 A 17 PTS 23), B. Point C (G 6 A 15 PTS 23), V. Hedman D (G 7 A 6 PTS 13).
New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
NY Islanders are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Islanders vs Lightning Betting Picks
This should be a tough call to predict for New York Islanders is upset with the way Tampa Bay has been dominating them. With that, Online Sportsbook sees that the Lightning is the safer bet in this matchup.
Moneyline: The Lightning will be carrying a -165 ML for this game while the Islanders are at +145.
Spread: It is 1.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Lighting getting the -1.5 while the Islanders are at +1.5.
Total: It is five points on the total for Game 5 with the Islanders going over and the Lightning the team under.
Score Prediction: 3-1, Lightning wins.