Islanders vs. Penguins Series Odds
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Penguins are the clear favorite to win this series, as they have odds of -450 to win, while the Islanders have been given a money line of +350 to win. The Penguins are the top seed in the Eastern Conference while the Islanders are the No. 8 seed. Game 1 of this series takes place tonight at 7:30PM ET in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh is 36-12 on the season, 18-6 at home and 18-6 on the road. New York is 24-17-7 overall, 10-11-3 at home and 14-6-4 on the road. These two teams met five times during the season with Pittsburgh claiming wins in four of those five games. All of the games were decided by at least two goals and Pittsburgh has won seven of its last 10 against the Islanders.
For the odds to win this series and the schedule for each game, see below
2013 NHL Playoffs Series Odds – Islanders vs. Penguins
859 New York Islanders +350
860 Pittsburgh Penguins -450
Islanders vs. Penguins Playoff Schedule
Game 1: NYI at PIT, Wednesday, May 1 7:30PM ET
Game 2: NYI at PIT Friday, May 3 7PM ET
Game 3: PIT at NYI Sunday, May 5 Noon ET
Game 4: PIT at NYI Tuesday, May 7 7PM ET
Game 5: NYI at PIT Thursday, May 9 7PM ET (if necessary)
Game 6: PIT at NYI, Saturday, May 11 TBA (if necessary)
Game 7: NYI at PIT, Sunday, May 12 TBA (if necessary)