Penguins meet up with Islanders
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The two teams with the most points in the Eastern Conference meet tonight when the New York Islanders host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7PM ET.
The Islanders are 29-13-1 on the season and 14-4 at home while the Penguins are 26-10-6 overall and 10-4-4 on the road. The Islanders have won their last two meetings with the Penguins, both of which occurred this season. Pittsburgh had won four straight over the Isles prior to that. These two have hit the under in three of their last five meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Islanders are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -120 to prevail, while the Penguins are getting odds of +100 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
The Islanders have won three straight coming into this game, all on the road. They are concluding a seven-game road trip where they went 5-2. The Penguins have won their last two games and four of their last six coming into tonight’s contest. They are just 1-3 in their last four road games and they have pushed or hit the under in six of their last eight games.