Islanders favored for four straight
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The Tampa Bay Lightning looks to cool off the streaking New York Islanders tonight at 7PM ET. What’s the line for today’s game?
New York is 22-10 on the season and 12-3 at home while Tampa Bay is 20-10-4 overall and 8-6-3 on the road. These two have already met twice this season, with the home team winning both games, each team grabbing a victory. The Islanders have won five of their last eight against New York and the two have hit the over in six of their last 10 meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Islanders are favored at home in this game, as New York is getting odds of -135 to win, while the Tampa Bay Lightning is getting a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 6 goals.
Tampa Bay is coming into this game a big streaky on the bad side. The Lightning have lost five of their last seven and they are 1-4 in their last five road games. New York has now won three straight coming into tonight, all by just one-goal margins. The Islanders are also 5-1 in their last six home games. They have hit the under in their last five wins and hit the over in their last three wins.