Islanders vs. Lightning Free Pick

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TAMPA, FL (The Spread) - Believe or not, the Islanders have become a solid bet over the last week and their odds tonight versus the Lightning at 7:30PM ET represent major value for bettors.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lightning are -157 money line favorites over the Islanders, who are +145 on the ML. New York enters play with an 18-23-7 record and is 11-14-0 on the road this year, while the Lightning are 28-15-4 overall and 14-5-2 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Lightning opened as -154 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -157, while the Islanders' odds have gone from +142 up to +145. The total has remained at 5.5 after opening at that same number.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 71% of bettors favor the Lightning. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.

NHL FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest NHL trends, the Islanders have won seven of their last eight road games and are 4-1 in their last five games overall. They've also had success versus the Lightning in recent meetings, winning seven of their last 10 games against Tampa Bay. New York is also 5-2 in its last seven games playing on one day of rest and 4-0 in its last four games after scoring two goals or less in its previous game, while Tampa Bay is just 1-4 in its last five games following a win.

THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: NEW YORK ISLANDERS +145

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