Islanders vs. Penguins Odds
PITTSBURGH, PA (TheSpread) – The Pittsburgh Penguins are fighting for their playoff lives tonight when they host the New York Islanders at 7PM ET.
Pittsburgh is 42-26-6 overall and 23-13-2 at home while New York is 46-28-1 overall and 21-14-1 on the road. The Penguins are currently in the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs with 96 points. They are 1 point ahead of Boston for the final spot and 1 point behind Ottawa for the seventh spot. Pittsburgh has two games remaining while Boston and Ottawa have just one. These two have met four times this season, and the Islanders have won three of the four meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Pittsburgh is the slight favorite at home, as the Penguins are getting odds of -125 to win, while the Islanders are getting a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Pittsburgh is riding a four-game losing streak coming into tonight. The Penguins have gone 2-2 in their last four home games and they are trending with the under, hitting it in four of their last six games. The Islanders are just 3-7 in their last 10 games and they are 1-3 in their last four on the road. New York is trending with the over hitting it in three of their last four games.