Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders 06/17/2021 NHL Previews, Odds & Spread
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders 06/17/2021 – The Tampa Bay Lightning rebounded in their second game as they defeated the New York Islanders with ease. The Lightning is now 1-1 in their best-of-seven series against New York and they look forward to building on their success. Tampa Bay will hit the road in this game to square off against the Islanders from Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders will have the home advantage, but the best NHL online betting sites are against the Islanders to win.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders 06/17/2021
When: Thursday, June 17, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders 06/17/2021 Betting Odds:
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning smashed four goals in their last game and restricted the Islanders to just two. Braden Point smashed the opening goal for the Lightning in just nine minutes of gameplay. The second goal came in from Ondrej Palat and the third was added by Jan Rutta. When it came to powerplay, Victor Hedman contributed the fourth goal for the Lightning. Tampa Bay will do its best to take a lead ahead of the Islanders.
Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 5 A 17 PTS 22), S. Stamkos C (G 5 A 9 PTS 14), B. Point C (G 10 A 4 PTS 14).
New York Islanders
The Islanders were unable to do much with their overall performance against the Lightning. In their series opener, the Islanders were strong enough to take out the Lighting with a 2-1 record. Last night, they struggled to score more against a tough Tampa defensive unit. Brock Nelson scored the first goal for the Islanders while Mathew Barzal contributed the second.
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 vs New York Islanders Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders’ last 9 games.
Lightning vs Islanders Betting Picks
The Lightning is not an easy team to defeat and they are aware of their strength and weakness. Back Tampa Bay to continue their success against the Islanders with the NHL betting predictions in their favor.
Score Prediction: Lightning 3, Islanders 2.