Coyotes vs. Islanders Prediction
The New York Islanders have drawn within a point of first place in the Metropolitan Division and will face a slumping Arizona Coyotes team on Sunday. Are the Islanders a safe bet to cash as a money line favorite?
3:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, March 23, 2019
TV: FS Arizona (Coyotes); MSG Plus (Islanders)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, the Islanders are -147 money line favorites to beat the Coyotes, who currently are +125 underdogs to pull off the upset. Our NHL Public Betting Information page shows that 71% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Islanders to win on the money line.
Arizona Coyotes Fantasy Spin
Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves on 32 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to New Jersey on Saturday afternoon. Kuemper allowed two goals on six shots in the shootout to take the loss. He has gone winless in his last four games (0-2-2) following Saturday's defeat. As a result, his record has fallen to 24-18-7 on the year.
New York Islanders Fantasy Spin
Robin Lehner stopped 22 shots in a 4-2 win against Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon. Lehner surrendered the opening goal of the contest 6:39 into the first period, but the Flyers didn't score again until the 6:16 mark of the third period during a power play. He bounced back nicely after allowing five goals on 39 shots to Boston this past Tuesday. Lehner is up to 21 wins on the season over 41 appearances.
The Coyotes are 4-1 in their last five games as a road underdog of +110 to +150.
The Islanders have won 10 of their last 12 games when playing on zero rest.
The Coyotes have lost four straight following a 2-1 shootout loss at New Jersey on Saturday. They’ve fallen to 10th place in the West and have only scored six times during their current four-game losing streak. Meanwhile, the Islanders own an eight-game home point streak at 7-0-1. They’ve beaten the Coyotes five straight times in New York and the home team is 7-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams. The favorite has also cashed in 10 of the previous 13 meetings.
Sunday NHL Prediction: New York Islanders -147