Islanders vs. Penguins Free Pick
PITTSBURGH, PA (ATS Consultants) – With their playoff lives on the line, the Penguins will host the Islanders at 7:00PM ET in what should be a high-scoring game.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -159 money line favorites over the Islanders, who are +144 money line underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals.
Pittsburgh is falling apart at the wrong time. They've lost four straight, while the Islanders are coming off a loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday but secured a playoff spot on Thursday after Boston lost at Florida.
Pittsburgh has a one-point lead over Boston for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Islanders won the last game, 6-3 and has scored 15 goals in the last three games against the Penguins. Expect another high-scoring affair.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: ISLANDERS/PENGUINS OVER 5.5